Rebecca M Brotman

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Findings associated with recurrence of bacterial vaginosis among adolescents attending sexually transmitted diseases clinics
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 20:225-31. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Why do women douche? A longitudinal study with two analytic approaches
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21224
    Ann Epidemiol 18:65-73. 2008
  3. pmc A longitudinal study of vaginal douching and bacterial vaginosis--a marginal structural modeling analysis
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:188-96. 2008
  4. pmc Association between Trichomonas vaginalis and vaginal bacterial community composition among reproductive-age women
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:807-12. 2012
  5. pmc Bacterial vaginosis assessed by gram stain and diminished colonization resistance to incident gonococcal, chlamydial, and trichomonal genital infection
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Institute for Genome Sciences and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:1907-15. 2010
  6. pmc Rapid fluctuation of the vaginal microbiota measured by Gram stain analysis
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, BioPark Building II, 801 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:297-302. 2010
  7. pmc Race of male sex partners and occurrence of bacterial vaginosis
    Mark A Klebanoff
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:184-90. 2010
  8. pmc The effect of vaginal douching cessation on bacterial vaginosis: a pilot study
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:628.e1-7. 2008
  9. pmc Characterizing the temporal dynamics of human papillomavirus DNA detectability using short-interval sampling
    Su Hsun Liu
    Authors Affiliations Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Institute for Genome Sciences Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Department of Family Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan and Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine, Serdang, Malaysia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:200-8. 2014
  10. pmc Effect of menses on clearance of Y-chromosome in vaginal fluid: implications for a biomarker of recent sexual activity
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:1-4. 2010

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Findings associated with recurrence of bacterial vaginosis among adolescents attending sexually transmitted diseases clinics
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 20:225-31. 2007
    ..There are limited data on recurrent BV in adolescents. A relationship between the frequency of BV recurrence and specific risk factors might shed light on the pathophysiology of BV and lead to targeted interventions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Why do women douche? A longitudinal study with two analytic approaches
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21224
    Ann Epidemiol 18:65-73. 2008
    ..Although vaginal douching is associated with several adverse outcomes, the reasons why women douche have not been studied prospectively...
  3. pmc A longitudinal study of vaginal douching and bacterial vaginosis--a marginal structural modeling analysis
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:188-96. 2008
    ..In the absence of a large randomized trial, these findings provide the best evidence to date for a risk of bacterial vaginosis associated with douching...
  4. pmc Association between Trichomonas vaginalis and vaginal bacterial community composition among reproductive-age women
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:807-12. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the relationship between vaginal bacterial composition and Trichomonas vaginalis...
  5. pmc Bacterial vaginosis assessed by gram stain and diminished colonization resistance to incident gonococcal, chlamydial, and trichomonal genital infection
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Institute for Genome Sciences and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:1907-15. 2010
    ..We sought to assess the relationship between bacterial vaginosis (BV) assessed by Gram stain and incident trichomonal, gonococcal, and/or chlamydial genital infection...
  6. pmc Rapid fluctuation of the vaginal microbiota measured by Gram stain analysis
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, BioPark Building II, 801 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:297-302. 2010
    ..The aetiology of bacterial vaginosis (BV) remains unknown...
  7. pmc Race of male sex partners and occurrence of bacterial vaginosis
    Mark A Klebanoff
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:184-90. 2010
    ..An association of BV with a characteristic of the male sex partner, such as race, might support sexual transmission as well as account for the observed ethnic disparity in BV...
  8. pmc The effect of vaginal douching cessation on bacterial vaginosis: a pilot study
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:628.e1-7. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the risk for bacterial vaginosis (BV) in a douching cessation trial...
  9. pmc Characterizing the temporal dynamics of human papillomavirus DNA detectability using short-interval sampling
    Su Hsun Liu
    Authors Affiliations Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Institute for Genome Sciences Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Department of Family Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan and Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine, Serdang, Malaysia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:200-8. 2014
    ..Variable detection of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA can result in misclassification of infection status, but the extent of misclassification has not been quantitatively evaluated...
  10. pmc Effect of menses on clearance of Y-chromosome in vaginal fluid: implications for a biomarker of recent sexual activity
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:1-4. 2010
    ..In this study, we found menses results in lower Y-chromosome concentrations but with similar decay patterns as non-menstrual samples...
  11. pmc Association between the vaginal microbiota, menopause status, and signs of vulvovaginal atrophy
    Rebecca M Brotman
    From the 1Institute for Genome Sciences and 2Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 3Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Departments of 4Pediatrics and Neurovirology and 5Obstetrics and Gynecology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD and 6Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    Menopause 21:450-8. 2014
    ..We sought to describe the composition of the vaginal microbiota in premenopausal, perimenopausal, and postmenopausal women and to explore the association between the microbiota and vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA)...
  12. pmc Microbiome, sex hormones, and immune responses in the reproductive tract: challenges for vaccine development against sexually transmitted infections
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:1543-52. 2014
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  13. pmc Menstrual cycle and detectable human papillomavirus in reproductive-age women: a time series study
    Su Hsun Liu
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Infect Dis 208:1404-15. 2013
    ..Current evidence on the relationship between human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA detection and menstrual cycle has been inconsistent...
  14. pmc Temporal dynamics of the human vaginal microbiota
    Pawel Gajer
    Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Sci Transl Med 4:132ra52. 2012
    ..The women studied are healthy; thus, it appears that neither variation in community composition per se nor higher levels of observed diversity (co-dominance) are necessarily indicative of dysbiosis...
  15. pmc Vaginal microbiome and sexually transmitted infections: an epidemiologic perspective
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Clin Invest 121:4610-7. 2011
    ..Longitudinal studies of the vaginal microbiome using molecular techniques such as 16S ribosomal DNA analysis may lead to interventions that shift the vaginal microbiota toward more protective states...
  16. doi request reprint Hormonal contraception and risk of bacterial vaginosis diagnosis in an observational study of women attending STD clinics in Baltimore, MD
    Samara B Rifkin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Contraception 80:63-7. 2009
    ..The protective effect of hormonal contraception may offer a potential intervention against bacterial vaginosis (BV)...
  17. pmc Vaginal microbiome of reproductive-age women
    Jacques Ravel
    Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:4680-7. 2011
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  18. doi request reprint Ready or not: the molecular diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Clin Infect Dis 47:44-6. 2008
  19. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of vaginal flora changes with randomization to cessation of douching
    Mark A Klebanoff
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:610-3. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Concurrent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in sex partners of patients with selected STIs: implications for patient-delivered partner therapy
    Joanne Stekler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:787-93. 2005
    ..Some partners who receive PDPT may forgo clinical evaluation, resulting in missed opportunities for the diagnosis and treatment of comorbid conditions...