J D Tucker

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Expanding provider-initiated HIV testing at STI clinics in China
    Joseph D Tucker
    STD Control Department, Guangdong Provincial Center for Skin Diseases and STD Control, Guangzhou, China
    AIDS Care 24:1316-9. 2012
  2. pmc Prior HIV testing among STD patients in Guangdong Province, China: opportunities for expanding detection of sexually transmitted HIV infection
    Joseph D Tucker
    STD Control Department, Guangdong Provincial Center for Skin Diseases and STD Control, Guangzhou, China
    Sex Transm Dis 39:182-7. 2012
  3. pmc HIV testing and care systems focused on sexually transmitted HIV in China
    Joseph D Tucker
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, GRJ 504, Boston, MA 02139, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:116-9. 2012
  4. pmc Primary syphilis cases in Guangdong Province 1995-2008: opportunities for linking syphilis control and regional development
    Li Gang Yang
    Guangdong Provincial Center for Skin Disease and STI Control, Guangzhou, PR China
    BMC Public Health 10:793. 2010
  5. pmc Ocular syphilis among HIV-infected patients: a systematic analysis of the literature
    Joseph D Tucker
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, GRJ 504, Boston 02114, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 87:4-8. 2011
  6. pmc China's syphilis epidemic: epidemiology, proximate determinants of spread, and control responses
    Joseph D Tucker
    Division of Infectious Disease, UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 24:50-5. 2011
  7. pmc A twin response to twin epidemics: integrated HIV/syphilis testing at STI clinics in South China
    Joseph D Tucker
    STD Control Department, Guangdong Provincial Center for Skin Diseases and STD Control, Guangzhou, China
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:e106-11. 2011
  8. pmc An empirical analysis of overlap publication in Chinese language and English research manuscripts
    Joseph D Tucker
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e22149. 2011
  9. pmc Female sex worker social networks and STI/HIV prevention in South China
    Joseph D Tucker
    Infectious Disease Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24816. 2011
  10. pmc Sex work and sexually transmitted infections in Asia: a biosocial analysis
    Joseph D Tucker
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:S1203-5. 2011

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Publications26

  1. pmc Expanding provider-initiated HIV testing at STI clinics in China
    Joseph D Tucker
    STD Control Department, Guangdong Provincial Center for Skin Diseases and STD Control, Guangzhou, China
    AIDS Care 24:1316-9. 2012
    ..Forty-seven providers (76%) reported asking about same sex behaviors rarely or never. Further research on HIV screening practices of STI care providers may help scale up HIV provider-initiated testing and counseling programs...
  2. pmc Prior HIV testing among STD patients in Guangdong Province, China: opportunities for expanding detection of sexually transmitted HIV infection
    Joseph D Tucker
    STD Control Department, Guangdong Provincial Center for Skin Diseases and STD Control, Guangzhou, China
    Sex Transm Dis 39:182-7. 2012
    ..Expanding HIV testing is important among individuals at increased risk for sexual HIV transmission in China, but little is known about prior HIV testing experiences among sexually transmitted disease (STD) patients...
  3. pmc HIV testing and care systems focused on sexually transmitted HIV in China
    Joseph D Tucker
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, GRJ 504, Boston, MA 02139, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:116-9. 2012
    ..Over half of those living with HIV do not know their serostatus and identifying and treating individuals with sexually transmitted HIV infection has been challenging...
  4. pmc Primary syphilis cases in Guangdong Province 1995-2008: opportunities for linking syphilis control and regional development
    Li Gang Yang
    Guangdong Provincial Center for Skin Disease and STI Control, Guangzhou, PR China
    BMC Public Health 10:793. 2010
    ..Examining municipal-level primary syphilis cases with spatial analysis allows a more direct understanding of changing sexual behaviours at a more policy-relevant level...
  5. pmc Ocular syphilis among HIV-infected patients: a systematic analysis of the literature
    Joseph D Tucker
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, GRJ 504, Boston 02114, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 87:4-8. 2011
    ..Objective To examine the literature on HIV-infected patients and determine the results of treatment...
  6. pmc China's syphilis epidemic: epidemiology, proximate determinants of spread, and control responses
    Joseph D Tucker
    Division of Infectious Disease, UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 24:50-5. 2011
    ..The purpose of this analysis is to provide an overview of recent literature on syphilis proximate determinants and potential public health responses...
  7. pmc A twin response to twin epidemics: integrated HIV/syphilis testing at STI clinics in South China
    Joseph D Tucker
    STD Control Department, Guangdong Provincial Center for Skin Diseases and STD Control, Guangzhou, China
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:e106-11. 2011
    ..This project used the platform of a rapid syphilis screening test to expand HIV test uptake. The objective of this study was to use multilevel modeling to analyze determinants of syphilis and HIV-testing uptake at STI clinics in China...
  8. pmc An empirical analysis of overlap publication in Chinese language and English research manuscripts
    Joseph D Tucker
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e22149. 2011
    ..There is no empirical data on the nature and degree of overlap publication in English and Chinese language journals...
  9. pmc Female sex worker social networks and STI/HIV prevention in South China
    Joseph D Tucker
    Infectious Disease Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24816. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine social networks among low-income female sex workers in South China to determine their potential for sexual health promotion...
  10. pmc Sex work and sexually transmitted infections in Asia: a biosocial analysis
    Joseph D Tucker
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:S1203-5. 2011
    ..The unintended health consequences of various forms of regulating commercial sex are also reviewed, emphasizing the need to carefully consider the medical and public health consequences of new and existing policies and laws...
  11. pmc Reframing the interpretation of sex worker health: a behavioral-structural approach
    Joseph D Tucker
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:S1206-10. 2011
    ..Explicitly accounting for the interaction between female sex worker behaviors and larger structures and policies, a behavioral-structural approach may provide a solid foundation for sex work research and programs...
  12. pmc Scaling up syphilis testing in China: implementation beyond the clinic
    Joseph D Tucker
    Massachusetts General Hospital, 100 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 88:452-7. 2010
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  13. doi Accelerating worldwide syphilis screening through rapid testing: a systematic review
    Joseph D Tucker
    National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
    Lancet Infect Dis 10:381-6. 2010
    ..Further research evaluating ICS syphilis tests among primary syphilis cases and among patients infected with HIV will be essential for the effective roll-out of syphilis screening programmes...
  14. pmc Integrated syphilis/HIV screening in China: a qualitative analysis
    Joseph D Tucker
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:58. 2010
    ..South China faces expanding syphilis and sexually transmitted HIV epidemics, but health systems characteristics important for scaling up syphilis and HIV testing have not been defined...
  15. pmc The catch 22 of condoms in US correctional facilities
    Joseph D Tucker
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Jackson 504, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA, 02139, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:296. 2007
    ..Despite the high prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV infection in US correctional settings, most jails and prisons in the United States prevent inmates from using condoms to prevent STIs/HIV...
  16. doi Sex worker incarceration in the People's Republic of China
    J D Tucker
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Division of Infectious Diseases, 55 Fruit Street, Jackson 504, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 84:34-5; discussion 36. 2008
    ..Recent legal and social developments suggest that China's RTL system will be transformed in the near future, gaining momentum for reform that could improve the sexual and human rights of incarcerated sex workers...
  17. pmc Pyogenic flexor tenosynovitis associated with Cellulosimicrobium cellulans
    Joseph D Tucker
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:4106-8. 2008
    ..A case of pyogenic flexor tenosynovitis associated with C. cellulans in an immunocompetent boy is described, underlining the importance of prompt surgical and microbiologic evaluation...
  18. doi Lues maligna in early HIV infection case report and review of the literature
    Joseph D Tucker
    Division of Infection Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, GRJ 504, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:512-4. 2009
    ..The classic lesion of lues maligna is an oval, papulopustular skin lesion with well demarcated borders sometimes covered with a lamellar crust, but myriad clinical presentations of this disease also exist...
  19. doi Incarcerated sex workers and HIV prevention in China: social suffering and social justice countermeasures
    Joseph Tucker
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Division of Infectious Diseases, GRJ 504, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Soc Sci Med 70:121-9. 2010
    ..Post-incarceration social justice programs for sex workers linking women to essential STI/HIV resources, reconnecting broken social lives, and helping restore interpersonal relationships are urgently needed...
  20. pmc Ocular syphilis among HIV-infected individuals
    Jonathan Z Li
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:468-71. 2010
    ..5 years. In patients with HIV infection, clinicians should be vigilant for ocular syphilis despite normal cerebrospinal fluid measures and for syphilis reinfection...
  21. ncbi Detection of Acute and Established HIV Infections in Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics in Guangxi, China: Implications for Screening and Prevention of HIV Infection
    Xiang Sheng Chen
    National Center for STD Control, Nanjing, 210042, China
    J Infect Dis 196:1654-61. 2007
    ..Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has spread throughout China and to some degree has penetrated the general heterosexual population in some regions...
  22. doi Detection of acute HIV infections among sexually transmitted disease clinic patients: a practice in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
    Y P Yin
    National Center for STD Control, 12 Jiangwangmiao Street, Nanjing 210042, China
    Sex Transm Infect 84:350-1. 2008
    ..This study supports the feasibility of pooled RNA testing in addition to detection of HIV infections among patients at STD clinics in China, but the cost effectiveness should be carefully considered...
  23. pmc Risk of syphilis in STI clinic patients: a cross-sectional study of 11,500 cases in Guangxi, China
    Susan P Y Wong
    National Center for STD Control, Nanjing, China
    Sex Transm Infect 83:351-6. 2007
    ..To measure prevalence of syphilis among the STI clinic population in Guangxi, China, and to assess the socioeconomic and behavioural characteristics associated with the infection...
  24. ncbi Sexually transmitted disease/HIV and heterosexual risk among miners in townships of Yunnan Province, China
    Ruiying Zhao
    National Center for AIDS Control and Prevention, China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 27 Nanwei Lu, Xuanwu District, Beijing, China 100050
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:848-52. 2005
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  25. ncbi Surplus men, sex work, and the spread of HIV in China
    Joseph D Tucker
    AIDS 19:539-47. 2005
    ..From a sociological perspective, we believe that surplus men and sex workers will have a profound effect on the future of HIV spread in China and on the success or failure of future interventions...
  26. ncbi Poverty and the spread of bloodborne disease in central China
    Joseph D Tucker
    J Infect Dis 193:902-3. 2006