J M Zenilman
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- The geography of sexual partnerships in Baltimore: applications of core theory dynamics using a geographic information systemJ M Zenilman
Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Sex Transm Dis 26:75-81. 1999..Dense cor group transmission has long been hypothesized...
- Incident Chlamydia trachomatis infections among inner-city adolescent femalesG 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...
- Predictors of repeat Chlamydia trachomatis infections diagnosed by DNA amplification testing among inner city femalesG 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...
- Unsuspected gonorrhea and chlamydia in patients of an urban adult emergency department: a critical population for STD control interventionS D Mehta
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Sex Transm Dis 28:33-9. 2001..Many of these infections were clinically unsuspected. These data demonstrate that the ED is a high-risk setting and may be an appropriate site for routine GC and CT screening in 18- to 31-year-old patients...
- 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)...
- The prevalence of abnormal cervical cytology in a sexually transmitted diseases clinicM B Kanno
University of Maryland, Division of Infectious Diseases, Institute of Human Virology, 725 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Int J STD AIDS 16:549-52. 2005..Routine Pap smear screening provided satisfactory results in the STD clinic and, where population-based programmes are not available, should be fully integrated into public STD care, (particularly in settings serving younger women)...
- Prevalence and risk factors of chlamydia and gonorrhea among rural Nepali womenP Christian
Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Room W2041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Sex Transm Infect 81:254-8. 2005..We estimated the prevalence and risk factors of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis in a female population in rural Nepal...
- Following-up for HIV test results: what limits return in an STD clinic population?E J Erbelding
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Int J STD AIDS 15:29-32. 2004..Operational changes to improve test results notification, or enhanced counselling at the initial test visit, particularly focusing on young men with gonorrhoea, may optimize prevention outcomes in this high risk population...
- 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..Our objective was to determine the association of demographic factors, sexual risk behaviours, and drug use with incident gonorrhoea reinfection among public STD clinic clients...
- LCR testing for gonorrhoea and chlamydia in population surveys and other screenings of low prevalence populations: coping with decreased positive predictive valueJ M Zenilman
Infectious Diseases Division Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Sex Transm Infect 79:94-7. 2003..We estimated PPVs for a single LCR test in a population survey in which positive specimens were retested...
- Audio computer assisted self interview and face to face interview modes in assessing response bias among STD clinic patientsK G Ghanem
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
Sex Transm Infect 81:421-5. 2005..The aim of this study was to describe the difference in reporting risk behaviour in ACASI compared to a face to face interview (FFI) among public sexually transmitted diseases (STD) clinic attendees...
- Adolescent chlamydia testing practices and diagnosed infections in a large managed care organizationG R Burstein
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Sex Transm Dis 28:477-83. 2001..Managed care organizations can use operational data to enhance chlamydia prevention services by defining testing practices and local disease prevalence...
- Nongonococcal urethritis--a new paradigmG R Burstein
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Clin Infect Dis 28:S66-73. 1999..A single 1-g dose of azithromycin was found to be therapeutically equivalent to the tetracyclines and may offer the advantage of better compliance...
- Geographic epidemiology of gonorrhoea and chlamydia on a large military installation: application of a GIS systemJ M Zenilman
Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Sex Transm Infect 78:40-4. 2002..We sought to establish a geographic information system (GIS) infectious disease surveillance system at a large US military post (Fort Bragg, North Carolina) using STDs as the initial outcome for the model...