A M Rompalo
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Modification of syphilitic genital ulcer manifestations by coexistent HIV infectionA M Rompalo
Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0003, USA
Sex Transm Dis 28:448-54. 2001..Conflicting data exist regarding whether HIV infection leads to changes in the clinical manifestations and severity of genital ulcer disease (GUD)...
- Evaluation of use of a single intravaginal swab to detect multiple sexually transmitted infections in active-duty military womenA 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...
- Can syphilis be eradicated from the world?A M Rompalo
Division of Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0003, USA
Curr Opin Infect Dis 14:41-4. 2001..This review discusses current opinions regarding the plans, prospects and obstacles to worldwide syphilis eradication...
- Association of hepatitis C virus infection with false-positive tests for syphilisD L Thomas
Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Bethesda, Maryland 21205
J Infect Dis 170:1579-81. 1994..These data demonstrate that HCV infection is associated with false-positive RPR test results. However, because of the high prevalence of syphilis among STD patients, the RPR test remains a strong indicator of syphilis in this setting...
- Altered clinical presentation of early syphilis in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infectionC M Hutchinson
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Ann Intern Med 121:94-100. 1994..To compare clinical presentations of patients with early syphilis who did or did not have human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
- Use of urine polymerase chain reaction to define the prevalence and clinical presentation of Trichomonas vaginalis in men attending an STD clinicK A Wendel
Division of Infectious Diseases, Oklahoma University Health Science Center, Oklahoma, USA
Sex Transm Infect 79:151-3. 2003..CONCLUSIONS: TV prevalence in an urban STD clinic setting was high. Older age and urethritis were not significantly associated with TV infection as defined by a positive TV culture or a confirmed TV PCR...
- Evidence of heterosexual bridging among syphilis-positive men who have sex with menS D Cunningham
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 2700 Lighthouse Point, East Suite 210, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
Sex Transm Infect 82:444-5. 2006..To explore whether heterosexual bridging among syphilis-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) contributes to increased infection rates among adolescent women in Baltimore City, Maryland...
- Influence of injection drug use behavior on reported antiretroviral therapy use among women in the HIV Epidemiology Research study: on-site versus referral careA M Rompalo
Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0003, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 28:28-34. 2001..It has been suggested that the clinical setting where patients are seen affects the use of highly active antiretroviral therapy...
- Gonorrhoea reinfection in heterosexual STD clinic attendees: longitudinal analysis of risks for first reinfectionS D Mehta
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Baltimore, MD, USA
Sex Transm Infect 79:124-8. 2003..Prevention counselling and routine screening for patients at high risk for reinfection should be considered to maximally reduce transmission and resource utilisation...
- Clinical manifestations of early syphilis by HIV status and gender: results of the syphilis and HIV studyA M Rompalo
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Sex Transm Dis 28:158-65. 2001....
- Serological response to syphilis treatment in HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients attending sexually transmitted diseases clinicsK G Ghanem
Division of Infectious Diseases, Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University, B3 North, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
Sex Transm Infect 83:97-101. 2007..HIV-positive patients treated for syphilis may be at increased risk for serological failure...