Affiliation: Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
- Asymptomatic sexually transmitted infections in HIV-infected men who have sex with men: prevalence, incidence, predictors, and screening strategiesGunter Rieg
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90502, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:947-54. 2008..Our data support current Center for Disease Control and Prevention STI guidelines that recommend routine screening at increased frequency for HIV-infected MSM...
- Seminal plasma HIV levels in men with asymptomatic sexually transmitted infectionsG Rieg
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Int J STD AIDS 21:207-8. 2010..One patient who was not taking antiretrovirals had a 94% decline in SPVL after treatment of asymptomatic Chlamydia trachomatis urethritis, suggesting that asymptomatic infection may be a co-factor for HIV transmission...
- Herpes simplex virus type 2 seroprevalence and incidence in acute and chronic HIV-1 infectionM Lagnese
Division of HIV Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Int J STD AIDS 22:463-4. 2011..01); relative risk 0.72 (95% confidence interval [CI] 0.57-0.92). Since HSV-2 seroprevalence is lower in those newly HIV-infected, the diagnosis of early HIV infection may allow for counselling to reduce subsequent HSV-2 acquisition...
- Platelet count is associated with plasma HIV type 1 RNA and disease progressionGunter Rieg
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:1257-61. 2007..001 for both). While there may be multiple explanations for these novel observations, they do generate hypotheses related to the potential influence platelets may have on the natural history of HIV-1 disease...