David Celentano

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc The impact of HIV and high-risk behaviours on the wives of married men who have sex with men and injection drug users: implications for HIV prevention
    Sunil S Solomon
    YR Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education, Chennai, India
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:S7. 2010
  2. pmc The intersection between sex and drugs: a cross-sectional study among the spouses of injection drug users in Chennai, India
    Sunil S Solomon
    YR Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education, VHS Adyar, Taramani, Chennai 600113, India
    BMC Public Health 11:39. 2011
  3. pmc Variations in sexual risks in drug users: emerging themes in a behavioral context
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Helath, 615 North Wolfe Street Suite E 6547, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 5:212-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Associations between substance use and sexual risk among very young men who have sex with men
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:265-71. 2006
  5. pmc Is HIV screening in the labor and delivery unit feasible and acceptable in low-income settings?
    David D Celentano
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e107. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Time to initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected injection drug users
    D D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS 15:1707-15. 2001
  7. pmc HIV prevention among drug users: an international perspective from Thailand
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 80:iii97-105. 2003
  8. pmc Race/ethnic differences in HIV prevalence and risks among adolescent and young adult men who have sex with men
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, USA
    J Urban Health 82:610-21. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections and sexual and substance use correlates among young adults in Chiang Mai, Thailand
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:400-5. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-reported antiretroviral therapy in injection drug users
    D D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 280:544-6. 1998

Detail Information

Publications107 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc The impact of HIV and high-risk behaviours on the wives of married men who have sex with men and injection drug users: implications for HIV prevention
    Sunil S Solomon
    YR Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education, Chennai, India
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:S7. 2010
    ..We address two marginalized populations at elevated risk of acquiring HIV: women who are married to men who also have sex with men (MSM) and wives of injection drug users (IDUs)...
  2. pmc The intersection between sex and drugs: a cross-sectional study among the spouses of injection drug users in Chennai, India
    Sunil S Solomon
    YR Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education, VHS Adyar, Taramani, Chennai 600113, India
    BMC Public Health 11:39. 2011
    ..1 million injection drug users (IDUs) in India; the majority are likely married. We characterize HIV, hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) prevalence and the risk environment of a sample of spouses of IDUs...
  3. pmc Variations in sexual risks in drug users: emerging themes in a behavioral context
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Helath, 615 North Wolfe Street Suite E 6547, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 5:212-8. 2008
    ..Special attention is paid to minority populations, both sexual and racial/ethnic, as their marginalized role in contemporary society places special barriers to risk reduction...
  4. ncbi request reprint Associations between substance use and sexual risk among very young men who have sex with men
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:265-71. 2006
    ....
  5. pmc Is HIV screening in the labor and delivery unit feasible and acceptable in low-income settings?
    David D Celentano
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e107. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Time to initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected injection drug users
    D D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS 15:1707-15. 2001
    ..We assess factors associated with initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in HIV-infected IDUs...
  7. pmc HIV prevention among drug users: an international perspective from Thailand
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 80:iii97-105. 2003
    ..The article concludes with a discussion of existing research gaps concerning the role of drug use in HIV epidemics in the developing world, with Thailand as an example...
  8. pmc Race/ethnic differences in HIV prevalence and risks among adolescent and young adult men who have sex with men
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, USA
    J Urban Health 82:610-21. 2005
    ..These findings suggest the need for HIV prevention and testing programs which target young racial/ethnic minority MSM and highlight identified risk factors and behaviors...
  9. doi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections and sexual and substance use correlates among young adults in Chiang Mai, Thailand
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:400-5. 2008
    ..Data on the prevalence of and associated behavioral risk factors for sexually transmitted infections (STI) in young adults in Asia have not been widely studied...
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-reported antiretroviral therapy in injection drug users
    D D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 280:544-6. 1998
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  11. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of behavioral risk factors for HIV/AIDS: a 6-year prospective study of injection drug users
    D D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St Room E6008, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 61:315-22. 2001
    ..Interventions staged according to risk behaviors, targeting incremental risk reduction rather than only promoting abstinence, may be more successful in reducing HIV transmission among drug injectors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Preventive intervention to reduce sexually transmitted infections: a field trial in the Royal Thai Army
    D D Celentano
    School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:535-40. 2000
    ..4% per year, and incidence of sexually transmitted diseases was 17% per year. We evaluated a behavioral intervention to reduce incident sexually transmitted infections among conscripts inducted into the Thai Army in 1993...
  13. doi request reprint Optimizing treatment outcomes in HIV-infected patients with substance abuse issues
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:S318-23. 2007
    ..These results underscore the importance of integrating medical and substance abuse interventions for HIV-positive drug abusers, to improve adherence to HAART and optimize outcomes of treatment for HIV infection...
  14. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus 1 infection, cocaine, and coronary calcification
    Shenghan Lai
    Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:690-5. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate whether cocaine use alone, HIV infection alone, or a combination of the 2 is associated with coronary calcification, a marker of subclinical atherosclerosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Smoking and time to clearance of human papillomavirus infection in HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative women
    Jill Koshiol
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:176-83. 2006
    ..93, 95% CI: 0.68, 1.26) women. HPV clearance did not appear to vary by amount or duration of smoking. Smoking did not modify overall clearance but was associated with lower high-risk HPV clearance in HIV-seronegative women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Intra-couple communication dynamics of HIV risk behavior among injecting drug users and their sexual partners in Northern Vietnam
    Vivian F Go
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:69-76. 2006
    ..Couple-based interventions to facilitate risk communication combined with programs to promote condom use among male IDUs, may help to reduce HIV transmission from IDUs to their primary partners...
  17. doi request reprint A qualitative study of sexual behaviours among methamphetamine users in Chiang Mai, Thailand: a typology of risk
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:263-9. 2008
    ..Methamphetamine (MA) has become the leading drug of abuse in northern Thailand over the past several years, particularly among youth. The current qualitative study explores the relationship between sexual behaviours and MA...
  18. ncbi request reprint HIV incidence and risk behaviours after voluntary HIV counselling and testing (VCT) among adults aged 19-35 years living in peri-urban communities around Chiang Mai city in northern Thailand, 1999
    S Kawichai
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, MD, Baltimore, USA
    AIDS Care 16:21-35. 2004
    ..The HIV incidence after VCT among this study population is substantial. Studies to investigate factors associated with HIV incidence among VCT clients could provide insights for more effective HIV prevention...
  19. doi request reprint Associations between social capital and HIV stigma in Chennai, India: considerations for prevention intervention design
    Sudha Sivaram
    Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:233-50. 2009
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Sexual and drug risk-related behaviours after initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy among injection drug users
    D Vlahov
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS 15:2311-6. 2001
    ..To assess whether initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is associated with a subsequent resumption of sexual and drug use risk behaviors...
  21. pmc Children of injection drug users: impact of parental HIV status, AIDS, and depression
    D J Pilowsky
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City, NY 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 78:327-39. 2001
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Gender gaps, gender traps: sexual identity and vulnerability to sexually transmitted diseases among women in Vietnam
    Vivian Fei ling Go
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:467-81. 2002
    ..Community level interventions that work towards disassociating STDs from traditional social norms may enable Vietnamese women to report possible STD symptoms and promote diagnosis and care for STDs...
  23. pmc Older partner selection in young African-American men who have sex with men
    Renata Arrington-Sanders
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:682-8. 2013
    ..We explored reasons young AAMSM cite for being attracted to and seeking an older partner and the interpersonal needs met within older sexual partnerships...
  24. pmc NIMH Project Accept (HPTN 043) HIV/AIDS community mobilization (CM) to promote mobile HIV voluntary counseling and testing (MVCT) in rural communities in Northern Thailand: modifications by experience
    Surinda Kawichai
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1227-37. 2012
    ..74, P < 0.0001). Providing free MVCT in community settings along with edutainment during evening hours increased VCT uptake and was particularly attractive to younger adults...
  25. pmc Hepatitis C virus (HCV) core antigen assay to detect ongoing HCV infection in thai injection drug users
    Dale M Netski
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Clin Microbiol 42:1631-6. 2004
    ..Reproducibility, low technical requirements, and high throughput should make this assay useful for clinical or research monitoring of HCV levels during active infection...
  26. doi request reprint A cross-sectional study on prevalence of non-fatal drug overdose and associated risk characteristics among out-of-treatment injecting drug users in North Vietnam
    Anne Bergenstrom
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:73-84. 2008
    ..While recognizing the limitations of this study, it is the first in Southeast Asia to report on prevalence of drug use-related overdose. Future research is recommended on occurrence of fatal overdose in this population...
  27. pmc Incidence of violence against HIV-infected and uninfected women: findings from the HIV Epidemiology Research (HER) study
    Leslie Gruskin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 79:512-24. 2002
    ..55, 95% CI = 0.36, 0.82) after adjustment for these factors. It is important to complement existing and future HIV prevention and intervention strategies with efforts to reduce violence against women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal patterns of drug injection behavior in the ALIVE Study cohort,1988-2000: description and determinants
    N Galai
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:695-704. 2003
    ..This view emphasizes the need for prolonged efforts to sustain cessation and to prevent adverse health and social outcomes among injection drug users...
  29. pmc Gender differences in the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections and genital symptoms in an urban setting in southern India
    S Panchanadeswaran
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:491-5. 2006
    ..To examine gender differences in sexual behaviour, the prevalence of laboratory-detected sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and self-reported genital symptoms in urban Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India...
  30. ncbi request reprint Training outreach workers for AIDS prevention in rural India: is it sustainable?
    S Sivaram
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Health Policy Plan 18:411-20. 2003
    ..We present a conceptual model based on these findings to help future projects plan for and achieve sustainability...
  31. ncbi request reprint Methamphetamine users in northern Thailand: changing demographics and risks for HIV and STD among treatment-seeking substance abusers
    C Beyrer
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street E 7152, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 15:697-704. 2004
    ..MA use is a serious public health problem in Thailand and both improved prevention and treatment methodologies are urgently needed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Trends in HIV-related morbidity among patients admitted to a South Indian tertiary hospital between 1997 and 2003
    S S Solomon
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 18:366-70. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal predictors of depressive symptoms among low income injection drug users
    A R Knowlton
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Care 13:549-59. 2001
    ..For HIV-positive drug users, drug treatment prior to AIDS may help reduce depressive symptoms, with potential implications for HIV service utilization and medical adherence...
  34. ncbi request reprint Access to medical care and service utilization among injection drug users with HIV/AIDS
    A R Knowlton
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 64:55-62. 2001
    ..Daily alcohol use was associated with ER as the usual facility for care. Integration of substance abuse treatment, case management, and medical services delivery may contribute to improved HIV care for this population...
  35. pmc Needle-exchange attendance and health care utilization promote entry into detoxification
    S A Strathdee
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 76:448-60. 1999
    ..Creating and sustaining these linkages may facilitate entry into drug abuse treatment and serve the important public health goal of increasing the number of drug users in treatment...
  36. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in injection-related behaviors among injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland
    C A Latkin
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 10:257-63. 1998
    ..The data also suggest that interventions need to address gender differences in the social context of risk behaviors...
  37. doi request reprint The role of men in women's acceptance of an intravaginal gel in a randomized clinical trial in Blantyre, Malawi: a qualitative and quantitative analysis
    M L Salter
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 20:853-62. 2008
    ..These results indicate that female perceptions of male partner acceptability and actual male partner acceptability need to be considered when addressing female-controlled product acceptability and use...
  38. ncbi request reprint Lifetime correlates associated with amphetamine use among northern Thai men attending STD and HIV anonymous test sites
    Kirsten Melbye
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Suite E 7138, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:245-53. 2002
    ..To investigate the demographic, sexual, and other substance use risk correlates of amphetamine use among men in northern Thailand prior to the current epidemic of amphetamine use in the Kingdom...
  39. ncbi request reprint High rates of transmission of subtype E human immunodeficiency virus type 1 among heterosexual couples in Northern Thailand: role of sexually transmitted diseases and immune compromise
    K E Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 180:337-43. 1999
    ..It appears that female partners of men infected with subtype E HIV-1 are at high risk of infection even when the man's CD4+ cell count is relatively high. A high rate of STDs may contribute significantly to this risk [corrected]...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in risk factors for hiv seroconversion among injection drug users: a 10-year perspective
    S A Strathdee
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Room E6010, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1281-8. 2001
    ..Prospective studies that investigate both sexual and parenteral HIV risks among injection drug users (IDUs) are needed. We studied factors for HIV seroconversion among male and female IDUs in Baltimore, Md...
  41. pmc Male alcohol use and unprotected sex with non-regular partners: evidence from wine shops in Chennai, India
    S Sivaram
    Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E6610, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:133-41. 2008
    ..In India, heterosexual transmission accounts for approximately 80% of the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Male alcohol use and its putative association with sexual risk are explored to inform HIV prevention interventions...
  42. pmc The dynamic relationship between social norms and behaviors: the results of an HIV prevention network intervention for injection drug users
    Carl Latkin
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addiction 108:934-43. 2013
    ..This study examined changes in social norms and relationships between HIV injection risk behaviors and social norms among injection drug users (IDUs) involved in an experimental intervention...
  43. ncbi request reprint Geographic identification of high gonorrhea transmission areas in Baltimore, Maryland
    Jacky M Jennings
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:73-80. 2005
    ..The areas identified may be critical to control STIs and may provide important direction for further study and targeted interventions...
  44. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 incidence among male workers at a sugar estate in rural Malawi
    N I Kumwenda
    Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 27:202-8. 2001
    ..In addition to conventional educational messages to reduce risky sexual behavior, treatment of other sexually transmitted diseases should be considered...
  45. ncbi request reprint Return to post-test counselling by out-of-treatment injecting drug users participating in a cross-sectional survey in north Vietnam
    A Bergenstrom
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Care 19:935-9. 2007
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint The social epidemiology of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    K E Poundstone
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 26:22-35. 2004
  47. pmc Depressed mood and cause-specific mortality: a 40-year general community assessment
    Lisa Wyman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:638-43. 2012
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Time to clearance of human papillomavirus infection by type and human immunodeficiency virus serostatus
    Jill E Koshiol
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:1623-9. 2006
    ..57 (95% CI: 0.22-1.45) for HIV-positive and -negative women, respectively. HPV types within the high-risk category had low estimated clearance rates relative to low-risk types, but HRs were not substantially modified by HIV serostatus...
  49. doi request reprint Geographic prevalence and multilevel determination of community-level factors associated with herpes simplex virus type 2 infection in Chennai, India
    J M Jennings
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1495-503. 2008
    ..Future studies are needed to test mechanisms through which these community-level factors may be operating...
  50. ncbi request reprint Effect of cocaine use on coronary calcium among black adults in Baltimore, Maryland
    Shenghan Lai
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:326-8. 2002
  51. ncbi request reprint Illicit drug use in one's social network and in one's neighborhood predicts individual heroin and cocaine use
    J R Schroeder
    Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 11:389-94. 2001
    ..Further work is needed to develop interventions that increase drug users' success in altering social network composition or also treat drug-using network members...
  52. pmc Exploring "wine shops" as a venue for HIV prevention interventions in urban India
    Sudha Sivaram
    Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 84:563-76. 2007
    ..The data suggest that wine shops may be an appropriate location to target men for HIV prevention interventions. We discuss how these findings helped design such an intervention in Chennai...
  53. ncbi request reprint Readiness for cessation of drug use among recent attenders and nonattenders of a needle exchange program
    Leigh A Henderson
    Synectics for Management Decisions, Inc, Arlington, Virginia, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:229-37. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that formal collaboration between NEPs and drug treatment programs could increase the proportion of IDUs in treatment...
  54. ncbi request reprint The association of health-care use and hepatitis C virus infection in a random sample of urban slum community residents in southern India
    Melissa A Marx
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:258-62. 2003
    ..57, 21.6), a finding not detected in women. More research is needed to determine the extent to which HCV infection is associated with reuse of contaminated injection equipment in health-care settings in developing countries...
  55. ncbi request reprint The role of Medicaid HMO enrollment in the longitudinal utilization of medical care services in a cohort of injecting drug users in Baltimore, Maryland
    Timothy R Juday
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
    Subst Abus 24:27-41. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that HMO enrollment has been effective in lowering utilization among IDUs in Medicaid, but it is unclear whether utilization differences are the result of inappropriate utilization or access issues...
  56. pmc Initiation of methamphetamine use among young Thai drug users: a qualitative study
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:36-42. 2008
    ..Methamphetamine (MA) has become the leading drug of abuse in northern Thailand over the past several years, particularly among youth. The current qualitative study examines factors associated with initiation of MA use...
  57. pmc HIV rates and risk behaviors are low in the general population of men in Southern India but high in alcohol venues: results from 2 probability surveys
    Vivian F Go
    Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:491-7. 2007
    ..As the HIV epidemic continues to expand in India, empiric data are needed to determine the course of the epidemic for high-risk populations and the general population...
  58. ncbi request reprint The Thai HIV/AIDS epidemic at 15 years: sustained needle sharing among southern Thai drug injectors
    Pajongsil Perngmark
    Department of Public Health Nursing, School of Nursing, Prince of Songkla University, Kohong District, Hat Yai City, Songkla Province 90112, Thailand
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:183-90. 2008
    ..Harm reduction strategies, such as, providing VCT to all IDUs and promoting needle exchange programs might be beneficial approaches to curbing the rapid spread of HIV...
  59. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in HIV incidence among young men who have sex with men: the Baltimore Young Men's Survey
    Frangiscos Sifakis
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:343-8. 2007
    ..3). Non-Hispanic blacks were no more likely than non-Hispanic whites to report these risk behaviors. Possible alternative explanations for the observed racial disparities in HIV incidence and implications for prevention are explored...
  60. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and risks among injection and noninjection drug users in northern Thailand: need for comprehensive HIV prevention programs
    Myat Htoo Razak
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street E 6008, Baltimore, MD 21205, U S A
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:259-66. 2003
    ..HIV prevention campaigns need to focus on IDUs and to implement harm reduction strategies to reduce transmission to IDUs and further contain the HIV epidemic in Thailand...
  61. ncbi request reprint Community-based voluntary counseling and testing services in rural communities of Chiang Mai Province, Northern Thailand
    Surinda Kawichai
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:770-7. 2007
    ..Without extending HIV prevention efforts to population segments with less access to health care, the HIV problem in Thailand may re-emerge. Convenient and low-cost VCT may prove crucial for containing this HIV epidemic...
  62. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with accelerated atherosclerosis in HIV-1-infected persons treated with protease inhibitors
    Shenghan Lai
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 17:211-9. 2003
    ..Overall, the changes noted might lead to anticipation of clinical changes linked to accelerated atherosclerosis in patients on PIs...
  63. ncbi request reprint Patterns of HIV and syphilis infection in Northern Thailand 1998-2001
    Chris Beyrer
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 18:179-83. 2007
    ..43; 0.22-0.85). For men and women, those with syphilis were approximately three times more likely to have HIV. These unique population data illustrate evolving sex parity of HIV burden in northern Thailand...
  64. ncbi request reprint Social circumstances of initiation of injection drug use and early shooting gallery attendance: implications for HIV intervention among adolescent and young adult injection drug users
    Crystal M Fuller
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailam School of Public Health, Columbia, New York 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:86-93. 2003
    ..Hence, older IDUs may serve as a bridge group to SGs, transmitting HIV from older to younger IDUs...
  65. ncbi request reprint Risk behaviors by audio computer-assisted self-interviews among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative injection drug users
    Grace E Macalino
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:367-78. 2002
    ..These findings support the validity of ACASI as an important mode of data collection in reducing socially desirable responding, especially among HIV-seropositive subjects...
  66. pmc The Young Men's Survey phase II: hepatitis B immunization and infection among young men who have sex with men
    Cindy M Weinbaum
    Office of Communications, NCHHSTP, Mailstop E 06, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 16000 Clifton Road, Atlanta GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:839-45. 2008
    ..We measured the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) immunization and HBV infection among men aged 23 to 29 years who have sex with men...
  67. ncbi request reprint Repeat HIV testing, risk behaviors, and HIV seroconversion among young men who have sex with men: a call to monitor and improve the practice of prevention
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:76-85. 2002
    ..We compared recent risk behaviors and HIV seroconversion among young men who have sex with men (MSM) who were first-time, infrequent, and repeat HIV testers...
  68. ncbi request reprint Barriers to reproductive tract infection (RTI) care among Vietnamese women: implications for RTI control programs
    Vivian F Go
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E7133, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:201-6. 2002
    ..Vietnamese women may be especially vulnerable to reproductive tract infections (RTIs) and their biological and social sequelae. Few data are available on the prevalence of and health-seeking behavior for RTIs among women in Vietnam...
  69. pmc Self-efficacy estimates for drug use practices predict risk reduction among injection drug users
    David D Celentano
    Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 79:245-56. 2002
    ..The self-efficacy model is useful in understanding psychological factors in risk reduction among injection drug users...
  70. ncbi request reprint Three surveys of HIV-1 prevalence and risk factors among men working at a sugar estate in Malawi
    Newton I Kumwenda
    Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:366-71. 2002
    ..HIV-1 surveys in defined populations identify underlying risks and trends useful to mount interventions...
  71. ncbi request reprint Profiles of HIV voluntary counseling and testing of clients at a district hospital, Chiang Mai Province, northern Thailand, from 1995 to 1999
    Surinda Kawichai
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:493-502. 2002
    ..44, p =.002). Overall, VCT acceptance and returning for test results were high. VCT services at the community level can reach high-risk individuals, especially male partners of women tested as part of routine prenatal care...
  72. pmc HIV prevention services received at health care and HIV test providers by young men who have sex with men: an examination of racial disparities
    Stephanie K Behel
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Urban Health 85:727-43. 2008
    ..Differential experience with HIV prevention services does not explain the higher HIV prevalence among black and Hispanic MSM...
  73. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus infection and risk behavior among injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland, 1988-1998
    Kenrad E Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:641-53. 2002
    ..These data suggest that high-risk behavior and HIV incidence among IDUs have decreased recently in Baltimore. Nevertheless, additional prevention strategies are needed in these populations...
  74. doi request reprint Risk factors for bacterial vaginosis incidence in young adult Thai women
    Sungwal Rugpao
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Sex Transm Dis 35:643-8. 2008
    ..To determine risk factors for incident bacterial vaginosis (BV) in young Thai women...
  75. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcification, atherogenic lipid changes, and increased erythrocyte volume in black injection drug users infected with human immunodeficiency virus-1 treated with protease inhibitors
    Qingyi Meng
    Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 144:642-8. 2002
    ..Protease inhibitors (PIs) may be associated with accelerated atherosclerosis in individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). We assessed the effects of HIV PIs on subclinical atherosclerosis...
  76. pmc Male circumcision and women's risk of incident chlamydial, gonococcal, and trichomonal infections
    Abigail Norris Turner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, McGavran Greenberg Hall, Campus Box 7435, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:689-95. 2008
    ..We explored associations between MC of the primary sex partner and women's risk of acquisition of chlamydial (Ct), gonococcal (GC), or trichomonal (Tv) infections...
  77. ncbi request reprint Unrecognized HIV infection, risk behaviors, and perceptions of risk among young men who have sex with men: opportunities for advancing HIV prevention in the third decade of HIV/AIDS
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:603-14. 2005
    ..To advance HIV prevention in the third decade of HIV/AIDS, prevention programs must reduce unrecognized infection among young MSM by increasing the demand for and availability of HIV testing services...
  78. ncbi request reprint Hormonal contraception and the risk of HIV acquisition
    Charles S Morrison
    Clinical Research Department, Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS 21:85-95. 2007
    ..Combined oral contraceptives (COC) and depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) are among the most widely used family planning methods; their effect on HIV acquisition is not known...
  79. ncbi request reprint HIV incidence among injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland (1988-2004)
    Shruti H Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:368-72. 2006
    ..We examined recent trends (1999-2004) in HIV incidence among a cohort of injection drug users (IDUs) followed since 1988 in Baltimore, Maryland...
  80. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal predictors of injection cessation and subsequent relapse among a cohort of injection drug users in Baltimore, MD, 1988-2000
    Nina G Shah
    Epidemiology and Response Division, New Mexico Department of Health, 1190 St Francis Drive, P O Box 26110, Santa Fe, NM 87502 6110, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:147-56. 2006
    ..To determine predictors of injection drug use cessation and subsequent relapse among a cohort of injection drug users (IDUs)...
  81. ncbi request reprint High HIV prevalence among a high-risk subgroup of women attending sexually transmitted infection clinics in Pune, India
    Shruti H Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:75-80. 2006
    ..To investigate changes over a decade in prevalence and correlates of HIV among high-risk women attending sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinics in Pune, India, who deny a history of commercial sex work (CSW)...
  82. ncbi request reprint High-risk behavior and potential transmission of drug-resistant HIV among injection drug users
    Ajay K Sethi
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:503-10. 2004
    ..Participants were infected with drug-resistant HIV at 14% of visits when they were at higher risk of HIV transmission. Intensive risk reduction counseling is needed and must be integrated into routine HIV clinical care...
  83. ncbi request reprint An approach to addressing ethical issues in a community-based risk assessment for HIV: a case from Chennai, India
    Sudha Sivaram
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 23:165-76. 2005
    ..This framework discusses the role of community participation, transparent and comprehensive informed consent, timely dissemination of results, and access to follow-up care for those living with HIV/STDs...
  84. ncbi request reprint Sexual health promotion in Chennai, India: key role of communication among social networks
    Sudha Sivaram
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Suite E 6610, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Promot Int 20:327-33. 2005
    ..Interventions identifying communication networks and influencing the natural communication patterns in these networks may be a viable HIV prevention strategy in the study area...
  85. ncbi request reprint Personal history of voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT) among adults aged 19-35 years living in peri-urban communities, Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand
    Surinda Kawichai
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:233-42. 2005
    ..A Thai government policy enforcing effective counseling to accompany HIV testing is urgently needed...
  86. ncbi request reprint HIV infection among female drug users in Northern Thailand
    Namtip Srirak
    Research Institute for Health Sciences, P O BOX 80 CMU, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Amphur Muang, Thailand
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:141-5. 2005
    ..HIV prevention strategies for drug-using women in Thailand should consider both harm reduction strategies for drug use and promoting safer sex measures in a culturally appropriate context...
  87. ncbi request reprint Associations of race/ethnicity with HIV prevalence and HIV-related behaviors among young men who have sex with men in 7 urban centers in the United States
    Nina T Harawa
    County of Los Angeles, Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, CA 90005, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:526-36. 2004
    ..Prevention programs should address risks in steady partnerships, target young men before sexual initiation with male partners, and tailor interventions to men of color and of lower socioeconomic status...
  88. ncbi request reprint Increase in sexual risk behavior associated with immunologic response to highly active antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected injection drug users
    Waimar Tun
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1167-74. 2004
    ..An increase in CD4+ cell count after HAART initiation was not associated with injection of drugs or needle sharing. Risk reduction counseling remains important, despite improvements in the treatment of HIV infection...
  89. ncbi request reprint Undocumented epidemics of HIV continue to persist in the twenty-first century
    David D Celentano
    AIDS 19:527-8. 2005
  90. ncbi request reprint Sexual risks among southern thai drug injectors
    Pajongsil Perngmark
    Department of Public Health Nursing, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
    AIDS Behav 8:63-72. 2004
    ..AIDS prevention efforts should address access to VCT and condom promotion to sexually active couples to prevent sexual transmission of HIV...
  91. pmc Acceptability of a microbicide among women and their partners in a 4-country phase I trial
    Margaret E Bentley
    Carolina Population Center Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27516, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1159-64. 2004
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint When HIV-prevention messages and gender norms clash: the impact of domestic violence on women's HIV risk in slums of Chennai, India
    Vivian F Go
    Department of Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Suite E 6007, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:263-72. 2003
    ..HIV-prevention messages targeting men may effectively reduce women's exposure to HIV/AIDS...
  93. ncbi request reprint Association between adherence to antiretroviral therapy and human immunodeficiency virus drug resistance
    Ajay K Sethi
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1112-8. 2003
    ..Clinicians and patients must set high adherence goals to avoid the development of resistance...
  94. ncbi request reprint Predictors of early initiation of vaginal and oral sex among urban young adults in Baltimore, Maryland
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 35:53-65. 2006
    ..In light of the rates of oral and anal sex, sexual education and intervention programs should address the risk for unintended consequences of these behaviors...
  95. ncbi request reprint Motivations for methamphetamine cessation among young people in northern Thailand
    Danielle German
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addiction 101:1143-52. 2006
    ..To understand factors influencing cessation intentions among young Thai methamphetamine (MA) users, a population with dramatically increasing rates of MA use...
  96. ncbi request reprint Unintentional HIV exposures from young men who have sex with men who disclose being HIV-negative
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    AIDS 20:1637-44. 2006
    ..To evaluate the proportion of new sexual partners potentially exposed to HIV from young MSM who disclosed being HIV-negative...
  97. ncbi request reprint Drug use patterns over time among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative women: the HER study experience
    Grace E Macalino
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:500-5. 2003
    ..Alternatively, increased drug use may occur due to depression associated with being HIV infected, leading to despair, hopelessness, and a lack of motivation to become drug free...
  98. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of lifetime risk and actual risk for acquiring HIV among young men who have sex with men
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E 46, Atlanta, Georgia, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:263-70. 2007
    ..To increase HIV testing, prevention providers should intensify efforts to assess, and to increase when needed, perceptions of lifetime risks for acquiring HIV among young MSM...
  99. ncbi request reprint A new circulating recombinant form, CRF15_01B, reinforces the linkage between IDU and heterosexual epidemics in Thailand
    Sodsai Tovanabutra
    Research Institute for Health Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 19:561-7. 2003
    ..These recombinants must be considered in ongoing or projected efficacy evaluations of HIV-1 vaccines and antiviral therapies...
  100. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for reproductive tract infections among women in rural Vietnam
    Vivian F Go
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:185-9. 2006
    ..Given the low prevalence STD in this area of Vietnam, clinical case management of women presenting with RTI symptoms should focus on treatment of the more common endogenous infections, candida and BV...
  101. ncbi request reprint High HIV sexual risk behaviors and sexually transmitted disease prevalence among injection drug users in Northern Vietnam: implications for a generalized HIV epidemic
    Vivian F Go
    Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:108-15. 2006
    ..HIV prevalence in Vietnam is currently concentrated among injection drug users (IDUs). The extent to which this core risk group represents a potential for broader HIV transmission to the general population is currently unknown...

Research Grants25

  1. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HIV1 AMONG OPIATE USERS IN N THAILAND
    David Celentano; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  2. Community-Based VCT: Thailand
    David Celentano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Aim 2 will be evaluated by comparing a variety of behavioral measures at baseline and post-intervention. Aim 3 will be evaluated in terms of cost per HIV infection averted and disability-adjusted life years saved ..
  3. NIMH COLLABORATIVE HIV/STD PREVENTION TRIAL
    David Celentano; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Reducing Youth Drug Related HIV/STD Risk in Thailand
    David Celentano; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study builds on an active NIDA study (DA11133) of our Thai collaboration, is an appropriate extension of our work on HIV and drug use epidemiology and is responsive to a public health problem of central concern to our host country. ..
  5. Preventing Rural Thai Methamphetamine Abuse and HIV by Community Mobilization
    David D Celentano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  6. Southern Asia HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Unit
    David Celentano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This is a Phase III IND clinical trial of the efficacy of opioid substitution therapy with buprenorphine/naloxone for prevention of HIV infection. ADMINISTRATIVE COMPONENT: ..
  7. Preventing Rural Thai Methamphetamine Abuse and HIV by Community Mobilization
    David Celentano; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  8. NIMH Collaborative HIV/STD Prevention Trial -- India
    David Celentano; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  9. Preventing HIV Infection Among MSM in Southern India
    David D Celentano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The intervention involves the establishment of Men's Wellness Centers that offer comprehensive, integrated services. ..
  10. Preventing Rural Thai Methamphetamine Abuse and HIV by Community Mobilization
    David Celentano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  11. HIV PREVENTION TRIALS UNIT-THAILAND
    David Celentano; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..