C A Gaydos

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular amplification assays to detect chlamydial infections in urine specimens from high school female students and to monitor the persistence of chlamydial DNA after therapy
    C A Gaydos
    Infectious Disease Division, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore City Health Department, Maryland, USA
    J Infect Dis 177:417-24. 1998
  2. pmc Use of ligase chain reaction with urine versus cervical culture for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in an asymptomatic military population of pregnant and nonpregnant females attending Papanicolaou smear clinics
    C A Gaydos
    Infectious Disease Division, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 36:1300-4. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of use of a single intravaginal swab to detect multiple sexually transmitted infections in active-duty military women
    A M Rompalo
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1455-61. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Incident Chlamydia trachomatis infections among inner-city adolescent females
    G R Burstein
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 280:521-6. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Features of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection in male Army recruits
    J A Cecil
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Infect Dis 184:1216-9. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Preference among female Army recruits for use of self-administrated vaginal swabs or urine to screen for Chlamydia trachomatis genital infections
    Y H Hsieh
    Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:769-73. 2003
  7. pmc Performance of the Abbott RealTime CT/NG for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    C A Gaydos
    Johns Hopkins University, 855 North Wolfe St, 530 Rangos Building, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3236-43. 2010
  8. pmc Predictors of repeat Chlamydia trachomatis infections diagnosed by DNA amplification testing among inner city females
    G R Burstein
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 77:26-32. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and HIV-1 prevalence among five populations of women in the Czech and Slovak Republics
    K A Kacena
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:356-62. 2001
  10. pmc Diagnosis of human papillomavirus infection by dry vaginal swabs in military women
    K V Shah
    Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 77:260-4. 2001

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular amplification assays to detect chlamydial infections in urine specimens from high school female students and to monitor the persistence of chlamydial DNA after therapy
    C A Gaydos
    Infectious Disease Division, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore City Health Department, Maryland, USA
    J Infect Dis 177:417-24. 1998
    ..Use of urine assays for screening sexually active adolescents has the potential to significantly improve control of chlamydial infections...
  2. pmc Use of ligase chain reaction with urine versus cervical culture for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in an asymptomatic military population of pregnant and nonpregnant females attending Papanicolaou smear clinics
    C A Gaydos
    Infectious Disease Division, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 36:1300-4. 1998
    ..The use of LCR testing of urine specimens from asymptomatic women, whether pregnant or not, offers a sensitive and easy method to detect C. trachomatis infection in women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of use of a single intravaginal swab to detect multiple sexually transmitted infections in active-duty military women
    A M Rompalo
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1455-61. 2001
    ..Therefore, the use of SISs is acceptable for the simultaneous diagnosis of multiple sexually transmitted infections and has potential for use as a self-administered diagnostic tool with widespread applicability among women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Incident Chlamydia trachomatis infections among inner-city adolescent females
    G R Burstein
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 280:521-6. 1998
    ..Current guidelines for delivery of adolescent primary care services recommend yearly chlamydia screening for those adolescent females considered to be at risk...
  5. ncbi request reprint Features of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection in male Army recruits
    J A Cecil
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Infect Dis 184:1216-9. 2001
    ..A substantial number of male army recruits are infected with C. trachomatis, but few are infected with N. gonorrhoeae. Screening on the basis of symptoms alone would miss the majority of both infections...
  6. ncbi request reprint Preference among female Army recruits for use of self-administrated vaginal swabs or urine to screen for Chlamydia trachomatis genital infections
    Y H Hsieh
    Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:769-73. 2003
    ..Use of self-administered vaginal swabs (SAS) for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis by nucleic acid amplification tests simplifies specimen collection and transport, especially for women in nonclinical settings...
  7. pmc Performance of the Abbott RealTime CT/NG for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    C A Gaydos
    Johns Hopkins University, 855 North Wolfe St, 530 Rangos Building, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3236-43. 2010
    ..trachomatis and N. gonorrhoeae dual detection with high sensitivity and specificity. The automated assay provides a useful alternative nucleic acid amplification assay for clinical laboratories and clinicians...
  8. pmc Predictors of repeat Chlamydia trachomatis infections diagnosed by DNA amplification testing among inner city females
    G R Burstein
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 77:26-32. 2001
    ..To describe the epidemiology of prevalent and incident chlamydia infection in order to assess the appropriate interval for chlamydia screening; and to identify risk factors predictive of infection and repeat infections...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and HIV-1 prevalence among five populations of women in the Czech and Slovak Republics
    K A Kacena
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:356-62. 2001
    ....
  10. pmc Diagnosis of human papillomavirus infection by dry vaginal swabs in military women
    K V Shah
    Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 77:260-4. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: A dry vaginal swab may be an acceptable method of specimen collection for HPV diagnosis...
  11. doi request reprint Focus-on-Teens, sexual risk-reduction intervention for high-school adolescents: impact on knowledge, change of risk-behaviours, and prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases
    C A Gaydos
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 19:704-10. 2008
    ..2%. FOT was successfully implemented as an STDs/HIV risk-reduction intervention. Sustained improvements of knowledge about STDs/HIV/condom usage, decreases in sexual risk behaviours supported the effectiveness of this intervention...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of azithromycin on murine arteriosclerosis exacerbated by Chlamydia pneumoniae
    N M Rothstein
    Division of Cardiology, Dept. of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 183:232-238. 2001
    ..Therefore, immediate therapy of acute infection may be necessary to prevent the proatherogenic effects of C. pneumoniae infection...
  13. pmc Evaluation of multiplex real-time PCR for detection of Haemophilus ducreyi, Treponema pallidum, herpes simplex virus type 1 and 2 in the diagnosis of genital ulcer disease in the Rakai District, Uganda
    T R Suntoke
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 85:97-101. 2009
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of varicella screening and vaccination in U.S. Army recruits
    M R Howell
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Mil Med 165:309-15. 2000
    ..These results are robust. Cost per case of varicella prevented ranged from $390,000 to $7.9 million. Scarce prevention resources could be more cost-effectively allocated to other prevention programs...
  15. pmc Impact of international laboratory partnerships on the performance of HIV/sexually transmitted infection testing in five resource-constrained countries
    C A Gaydos
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 22:645-52. 2011
    ..Building collaborative partnership relations can establish a sustainable network for clinical trials, and can lead to accreditation and international laboratory development...
  16. pmc Performance of the APTIMA Combo 2 assay for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in female urine and endocervical swab specimens
    C A Gaydos
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:304-9. 2003
    ..trachomatis and N. gonorrhoeae infections in sexually active women and to prevent their costly and serious sequelae...
  17. pmc Quantitative and qualitative correlates of cervicovaginal herpes simplex virus type 2 shedding among HIV-infected women in the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    B Aumakhan
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 22:273-7. 2011
    ..This study provides genital HSV-2 DNA titre as a quantitative and symptom- and sign-based measures as qualitative predictors of HSV-2 shedding from the lower genital tract among HIV-infected women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Growth in vascular cells and cytokine production by Chlamydia pneumoniae
    C A Gaydos
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205
    J Infect Dis 181:S473-8. 2000
    ..Studies are needed to learn the relationship between productive infection and persistence, the ability of C. pneumoniae to affect the immune response, and the potential for C. pneumoniae to influence atheromatous lesions...