ROBERT STEPHEN KLEIN

Summary

Affiliation: Montefiore Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The incidence of tuberculosis in drug users with small tuberculin reaction sizes
    R S Klein
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 5:707-11. 2001
  2. pmc Androgen levels in older men who have or who are at risk of acquiring HIV infection
    Robert S Klein
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1794-803. 2005
  3. pmc Gender differences in illicit substance use among middle-aged drug users with or at risk for HIV infection
    Diana M Hartel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, AIDS Research Program, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:525-31. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The association of hepatitis C prevalence, activity, and genotype with HIV infection in a cohort of New York City drug users
    Lynne Strasfeld
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:356-64. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of hepatitis C virus RNA levels in a prospective cohort study of drug users
    Dawn A Fishbein
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New, York, NY 10029, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:471-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Mortality in an urban cohort of HIV-infected and at-risk drug users in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Rakhi Kohli
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:864-72. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with successful referral for clinical care of drug users with chronic hepatitis C who have or are at risk for HIV infection
    Dawn A Fishbein
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1367-75. 2004
  8. pmc Decreased bone mineral density and increased fracture risk in aging men with or at risk for HIV infection
    Julia H Arnsten
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS 21:617-23. 2007
  9. pmc Hepatitis C virus infection is associated with insulin resistance among older adults with or at risk of HIV infection
    Andrea A Howard
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS 21:633-41. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Two-step tuberculin skin testing in drug users
    Shobha Swaminathan
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    J Addict Dis 26:71-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint The incidence of tuberculosis in drug users with small tuberculin reaction sizes
    R S Klein
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 5:707-11. 2001
    ..In persons infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a decreased tuberculin reaction cut-point of > or = 5 mm induration is recommended...
  2. pmc Androgen levels in older men who have or who are at risk of acquiring HIV infection
    Robert S Klein
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1794-803. 2005
    ....
  3. pmc Gender differences in illicit substance use among middle-aged drug users with or at risk for HIV infection
    Diana M Hartel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, AIDS Research Program, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:525-31. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study was to examine gender differences and other factors associated with current heroin and cocaine use among middle-aged drug users...
  4. ncbi request reprint The association of hepatitis C prevalence, activity, and genotype with HIV infection in a cohort of New York City drug users
    Lynne Strasfeld
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:356-64. 2003
    ..However, a substantial degree of the person-to-person variability in the prevalence and level of detectable HCV RNA remains unexplained...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of hepatitis C virus RNA levels in a prospective cohort study of drug users
    Dawn A Fishbein
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New, York, NY 10029, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:471-6. 2006
    ..The predictors of higher HCV RNA levels found in this longitudinal study are consistent with those of prior cross-sectional studies. Further studies are warranted to determine if treatment of alcohol use affects HCV RNA levels...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mortality in an urban cohort of HIV-infected and at-risk drug users in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Rakhi Kohli
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:864-72. 2005
    ..Mortality trends among drug users in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) remain unclear...
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with successful referral for clinical care of drug users with chronic hepatitis C who have or are at risk for HIV infection
    Dawn A Fishbein
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1367-75. 2004
    ..Because increasingly effective treatment is available, better methods are urgently needed to improve evaluation and treatment of HCV-infected DUs, including those coinfected with HIV...
  8. pmc Decreased bone mineral density and increased fracture risk in aging men with or at risk for HIV infection
    Julia H Arnsten
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS 21:617-23. 2007
    ..Osteopenia has been described in HIV-infected persons, but most studies have not focused on aging men, have not included an HIV-negative comparison group with similar risks to those of the HIV-infected men, or lacked data on fracture rates...
  9. pmc Hepatitis C virus infection is associated with insulin resistance among older adults with or at risk of HIV infection
    Andrea A Howard
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS 21:633-41. 2007
    ..To determine the associations of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection with insulin resistance and abnormal glucose tolerance in a cohort of older adults with or at risk of HIV infection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Two-step tuberculin skin testing in drug users
    Shobha Swaminathan
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    J Addict Dis 26:71-9. 2007
    ..Given the effectiveness of chemoprophylaxis, booster testing should be considered when drug users are screened for tuberculosis infection...
  11. pmc Validity of a self-reported history of a positive tuberculin skin test. A prospective study of drug users
    Hillary V Kunins
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1039-44. 2004
    ..To define the prevalence of and factors associated with having a negative purified protein derivative (PPD) among persons who self-report a prior positive PPD and to define the safety of repeat testing in such persons...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gender and hospitalization patterns among HIV-infected drug users before and after the availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Michelle Floris-Moore
    AIDS Research Program, Montefiore Medical Center, 3303 Rochambeau Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 34:331-7. 2003
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  13. pmc Hepatitis C infection is associated with lower lipids and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in HIV-infected men
    Michelle Floris-Moore
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:479-91. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Association of hepatitis C infection and antiretroviral use with diabetes mellitus in drug users
    Andrea A Howard
    AIDS Research Program, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1318-23. 2003
    ..1 [95% CI, 1.1-15.5]; adjusted OR for receipt of ART including a protease inhibitor, 5.5 [95% CI, 1.5-20.4])...
  15. pmc Current sexual activity and risky sexual behavior in older men with or at risk for HIV infection
    Nina A Cooperman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:321-33. 2007
    ..These results suggest that older men with or at risk for HIV infection are sexually active, participate in risky sexual behavior, and need safer sex interventions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Crack cocaine use and other risk factors for tuberculin positivity in drug users
    Andrea A Howard
    AIDS Research Program, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:1183-90. 2002
    ..4; 95% CI, 1.0-5.8) and high CD4(+) lymphocyte count. Identification of and administration of appropriate chemoprophylaxis to drug users with these risk factors should be given high priority...
  17. pmc Use of complementary and alternative medicine in inner-city persons with or at risk for HIV infection
    Felise B Milan
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:811-6. 2008
    ..CAM use among persons with or at risk for HIV infection due to drug use or high-risk heterosexual behaviors is common, and is used almost exclusively as an adjunct and not an alternative to conventional health care...
  18. pmc Aging and HIV infection
    Rakhi Kohli
    Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street 41, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Urban Health 83:31-42. 2006
    ..In this paper, we discuss the health issues confronting HIV-infected older adults and areas for future research...
  19. ncbi request reprint Incidence of and risk factors for genital human papillomavirus infection in women drug users
    Deepti Dev
    Department of Pediatrics, Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:527-9. 2006
    ..HIV infection was independently associated with a substantial and significantly increased risk for any and for high-risk genital HPV infection and was the most important risk factor found...
  20. ncbi request reprint Urinary tract infections in women with or at risk for human immunodeficiency virus infection
    John C Park
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:581-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the risk for urinary tract infection in women with or at risk for human immunodeficiency virus infection...
  21. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus type 16 and immune status in human immunodeficiency virus-seropositive women
    Howard D Strickler
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1062-71. 2003
    ..To address this issue, we examined HPV test results from repeated study visits in the WIHS and from an independent study, the HIV Epidemiology Research Study (HERS)...
  22. pmc Genetic divergence of hepatitis C virus: the role of HIV-related immunosuppression
    Dale M Netski
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 855 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:136-41. 2008
    ..If this increase is dependent on decreased immune selective pressure, then a reduced rate of nucleotide changes resulting in amino acid replacements (nonsynonymous changes, dN) would be expected...
  23. ncbi request reprint Agreement between Mantoux skin testing and QuantiFERON-TB assay using dual mycobacterial antigens in current and former injection drug users
    Sanjiv S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, USA
    Med Sci Monit 12:MT11-6. 2006
    ..tuberculosis and assess the impact of cross-reactions from latent infection with other mycobacteria in inner-city injection drug users, a population at high risk for tuberculosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comorbid conditions, treatment, and health maintenance in older persons with human immunodeficiency virus infection in New York City
    Sanjiv S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:1238-43. 2002
    ..Comorbid conditions and use of concurrent HIV-unrelated medications need not adversely affect treatment of HIV-infected older individuals, but increased attention to health maintenance may be necessary...
  25. ncbi request reprint Strains of Staphylococcus aureus obtained from drug-use networks are closely linked
    Bianca Quagliarello
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:671-7. 2002
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