Holly Hagan

Summary

Affiliation: National Development and Research Institutes
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Eligibility for treatment of hepatitis C virus infection among young injection drug users in 3 US cities
    Holly Hagan
    National Development and Research Institutes, Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, New York, NY, 10010, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:669-72. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection among injection drug users: survival analysis of time to seroconversion
    Holly Hagan
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Epidemiology 15:543-9. 2004
  3. pmc Injecting alone among young adult IDUs in five US cities: evidence of low rates of injection risk behavior
    Holly Hagan
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes, 8th Floor, 71 West 23rd Street, New York City, NY 10010, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S48-55. 2007
  4. pmc Meta-regression of hepatitis C virus infection in relation to time since onset of illicit drug injection: the influence of time and place
    Holly Hagan
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes NDRI, 71 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1099-109. 2008
  5. pmc Self-reported hepatitis C virus antibody status and risk behavior in young injectors
    Holly Hagan
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes, 8th Fl, 71 West 23rd St, NY, NY 10010, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:710-9. 2006
  6. pmc Case-reporting of acute hepatitis B and C among injection drug users
    Holly Hagan
    National Development and Research Institutes, New York, New York, USA
    J Urban Health 79:579-85. 2002
  7. pmc Hepatitis B vaccination among research participants, Seattle, Washington
    Holly Hagan
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Wash 98104, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1756. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint HCV synthesis project: preliminary analyses of HCV prevalence in relation to age and duration of injection
    Holly Hagan
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes NDRI, New York, NY 10010, United States
    Int J Drug Policy 18:341-51. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of indirect sharing practices among young adult injection drug users in five U.S. cities
    Hanne Thiede
    HIV AIDS Epidemiology Program, Public Health Seattle and King County, 400 Yesler Way, 3rd Floor, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S39-47. 2007
  10. pmc Trends in hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and human immunodeficiency virus prevalence, risk behaviors, and preventive measures among Seattle injection drug users aged 18-30 years, 1994-2004
    Richard D Burt
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Urban Health 84:436-54. 2007

Detail Information

Publications87

  1. ncbi request reprint Eligibility for treatment of hepatitis C virus infection among young injection drug users in 3 US cities
    Holly Hagan
    National Development and Research Institutes, Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, New York, NY, 10010, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:669-72. 2006
    ..g., problem drinking, moderate-to-severe depression, and recent drug injection). Restrictive eligibility criteria may deny treatment to a large proportion of patients who could benefit from it...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection among injection drug users: survival analysis of time to seroconversion
    Holly Hagan
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Epidemiology 15:543-9. 2004
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  3. pmc Injecting alone among young adult IDUs in five US cities: evidence of low rates of injection risk behavior
    Holly Hagan
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes, 8th Floor, 71 West 23rd Street, New York City, NY 10010, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S48-55. 2007
    ..However, risks may include accidental overdose with severe consequences...
  4. pmc Meta-regression of hepatitis C virus infection in relation to time since onset of illicit drug injection: the influence of time and place
    Holly Hagan
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes NDRI, 71 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1099-109. 2008
    ..More rapid onset of HCV infection in drug injectors in developing/transitional countries resembles an earlier era of the HCV epidemic in other regions...
  5. pmc Self-reported hepatitis C virus antibody status and risk behavior in young injectors
    Holly Hagan
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes, 8th Fl, 71 West 23rd St, NY, NY 10010, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:710-9. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc Case-reporting of acute hepatitis B and C among injection drug users
    Holly Hagan
    National Development and Research Institutes, New York, New York, USA
    J Urban Health 79:579-85. 2002
    ..7%, and for hepatitis B, it was 7.5%. In this study, reporting of acute hepatitis in IDUs was extremely low, raising questions regarding the use of community surveillance data to estimate underlying incidence in that population group...
  7. pmc Hepatitis B vaccination among research participants, Seattle, Washington
    Holly Hagan
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Wash 98104, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1756. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint HCV synthesis project: preliminary analyses of HCV prevalence in relation to age and duration of injection
    Holly Hagan
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes NDRI, New York, NY 10010, United States
    Int J Drug Policy 18:341-51. 2007
    ..This will permit synthesis of a greater number of studies and may lead to the identification of factors that impede HCV transmission...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of indirect sharing practices among young adult injection drug users in five U.S. cities
    Hanne Thiede
    HIV AIDS Epidemiology Program, Public Health Seattle and King County, 400 Yesler Way, 3rd Floor, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S39-47. 2007
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  10. pmc Trends in hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and human immunodeficiency virus prevalence, risk behaviors, and preventive measures among Seattle injection drug users aged 18-30 years, 1994-2004
    Richard D Burt
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Urban Health 84:436-54. 2007
    ..We conclude that there has been a substantial and sustained reduction in prevalence rates for HBV and HCV infection among young Seattle IDUs, while HIV rates have remained low and stable...
  11. pmc Recruitment-adjusted estimates of HIV prevalence and risk among men who have sex with men: effects of weighting venue-based sampling data
    Samuel M Jenness
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:635-42. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint The transition from injection to non-injection drug use: long-term outcomes among heroin and cocaine users in New York City
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Addiction 102:778-85. 2007
    ..To characterize heroin and cocaine users in New York City who have changed from injection to non-injection drug administration and to identify factors associated with long-term non-injection use...
  13. pmc Design and feasibility of a randomized behavioral intervention to reduce distributive injection risk and improve health-care access among hepatitis C virus positive injection drug users: the Study to Reduce Intravenous Exposures (STRIVE)
    Farzana Kapadia
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10005, USA
    J Urban Health 84:99-115. 2007
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  14. pmc A meta-analysis of the hepatitis C virus distribution in diverse racial/ethnic drug injector groups
    Corina Lelutiu-Weinberger
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010 United States
    Soc Sci Med 68:579-90. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Convenience is the key to hepatitis A and B vaccination uptake among young adult injection drug users
    Jennifer V Campbell
    HIV AIDS Epidemiology Program, Public Health Seattle and King County, 400 Yesler Way 3rd Floor, c o Hanne Thiede, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S64-72. 2007
    ..Vaccination programs convenient to IDUs have not been widely implemented or evaluated. We assessed whether convenience and monetary incentives influenced uptake of free vaccine by 18-30-year-old IDUs in five U.S. cities...
  16. pmc Drug treatment program patients' hepatitis C virus (HCV) education needs and their use of available HCV education services
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:39. 2007
    ..Little is known, however, about the level of HCV knowledge among drug treatment program patients, and the extent to which they utilize their programs' HCV education services...
  17. pmc Associations between herpes simplex virus type 2 and HCV With HIV among injecting drug users in New York City: the current importance of sexual transmission of HIV
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1277-83. 2011
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  18. pmc Exploring drug users' attitudes and decisions regarding hepatitis C (HCV) treatment in the U.S
    Corrine E Munoz-Plaza
    National Development and Research Institutes Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, United States
    Int J Drug Policy 19:71-8. 2008
    ..In addition, currently uninfected drug users will likely remain at high risk for contracting HCV and may need to make decisions about whether or not to start the HCV medical regimen in the future...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reductions in hepatitis C virus and HIV infections among injecting drug users in New York City, 1990-2001
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10038, USA
    AIDS 19:S20-5. 2005
    ..The 1990-2001 time period included a very large expansion of syringe exchange in New York City, from 250,000 to 3,000,000 syringes exchanged annually...
  20. ncbi request reprint Correlates of drug treatment program staff's self efficacy to support their clients' hepatitis C virus (HCV) related needs
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:245-51. 2007
    ..Efforts should focus on increasing staff's HCV knowledge in order to increase their confidence in providing HCV related support to their clients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dual HIV risk: receptive syringe sharing and unprotected sex among HIV-negative injection drug users in New York City
    Alan Neaigus
    HIV AIDS Epidemiology and Field Services Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Gotham Center, 42 09 28th Street, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 11101 4132, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2501-9. 2013
    ..5, 95 % CI = 0.2-0.9). A majority of IDUs engaged in HIV risk behaviors, and a quarter in dual risk. Interventions among IDUs should simultaneously promote the consistent use of sterile syringes and of condoms. ..
  22. pmc Reciprocal sex partner concurrency and STDs among heterosexuals at high-risk of HIV infection
    Alan Neaigus
    HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Queens, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 90:902-14. 2013
    ..RSPC, in addition to sexual risk behaviors and the number of sex partners, may facilitate the heterosexual spread of HIV through STD cofactors and linkage into larger STD/HIV sexual transmission networks. ..
  23. pmc Unprotected anal intercourse and sexually transmitted diseases in high-risk heterosexual women
    Samuel M Jenness
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:745-50. 2011
    ..We examined the association between unprotected anal intercourse and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among heterosexual women...
  24. doi request reprint Persistence and change in disparities in HIV infection among injection drug users in New York City after large-scale syringe exchange programs
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, 160 Water St 24th Fl, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S445-51. 2009
    ..We examined racial/ethnic disparities in HIV infection among injection drug users (IDUs) before and after implementation of large-scale syringe exchange programs in New York City...
  25. doi request reprint Gender and age patterns in HSV-2 and HIV infection among non-injecting drug users in New York City
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:637-43. 2010
    ..To examine prevalence of and associations between herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection and HIV infection among never-injecting heroin and cocaine drug users (NIDUs) in New York City...
  26. ncbi request reprint Staff perspectives on facilitating the implementation of hepatitis C services at drug treatment programs
    Corrine E Munoz-Plaza
    STOP HEP C Project, New York, NY, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 38:233-41. 2006
    ..While programs need more funding and resources to overcome these barriers, these findings may prove helpful to other drug treatment programs that would like to offer HCV services to at least some of their clients...
  27. pmc High prevalence of alcohol use among hepatitis C virus antibody positive injection drug users in three US cities
    Jennifer V Campbell
    HIV AIDS Epidemiology Program, Public Health Seattle and King County, 106 Prefontaine Place South, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:259-65. 2006
    ..These findings underscore the importance of referring HCV-positive persons to effective alcohol treatment programs to reduce future liver damage and improve eligibility for and effectiveness of treatment of HCV...
  28. doi request reprint Estimating HIV incidence and the correlates of recent infection in venue-sampled men who have sex with men in New York City
    Alan Neaigus
    HIV AIDS Epidemiology and Field Services Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Gotham Center, 42 09 28th Street, 22nd Floor Queens, New York City, NY 11101 4132, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:516-24. 2012
    ..negative HIV status. When assay-based methods are not feasible, cross-sectional HIV test results and self-reported HIV testing history and risk factor data can be used to estimate HIV incidence and the correlates of recent infection...
  29. pmc The HCV Synthesis Project: scope, methodology, and preliminary results
    Rebecca K Stern
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes NDRI, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:62. 2008
    ..The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is hyper-endemic in injecting drug users. There is also excess HCV among non-injection drug users who smoke, snort, or sniff heroin, cocaine, crack, or methamphetamine...
  30. pmc Non-injection drug use and Hepatitis C Virus: a systematic review
    Roberta Scheinmann
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes NDRI, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:1-12. 2007
    ..These studies point to a real problem of HCV in NIDU populations, but the causal pathway to infection remains unclear...
  31. ncbi request reprint Convergence of HIV seroprevalence among injecting and non-injecting drug users in New York City
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York 10038, USA
    AIDS 21:231-5. 2007
    ..As HIV is efficiently transmitted through the sharing of drug-injecting equipment, HIV infection has historically been higher among injecting drug users...
  32. ncbi request reprint Using latent class analysis to identify patterns of hepatitis C service provision in drug-free treatment programs in the U.S
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:15-24. 2006
    ..Similar analyses in other countries can inform their policy makers about the capacity of their drug treatment programs to provide support to their HCV infected patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus-2 and HIV among noninjecting drug users in New York city
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:923-7. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seroprevalence among noninjecting heroin and cocaine users in New York City...
  34. doi request reprint Missed opportunities for HIV testing among high-risk heterosexuals
    Samuel M Jenness
    HIV Epidemiology Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:704-10. 2009
    ..We examined the association of past year HIV testing and encounters with institutional settings where the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends annual testing for high-risk heterosexuals...
  35. doi request reprint Continuing HIV risk in New York City injection drug users: the association of syringe source and syringe sharing
    Samuel M Jenness
    HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:192-200. 2011
    ..Ensuring adequate syringe availability as well as engaging and retaining nonusers and inconsistent users in sterile syringe services may increase sterile syringe access and decrease syringe sharing...
  36. pmc Evaluating respondent-driven sampling in a major metropolitan area: Comparing injection drug users in the 2005 Seattle area national HIV behavioral surveillance system survey with participants in the RAVEN and Kiwi studies
    Richard D Burt
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:159-67. 2010
    ..To empirically evaluate respondent-driven sampling (RDS) recruitment methods, which have been proposed as an advantageous means of surveying hidden populations...
  37. ncbi request reprint A comparison of HCV antibody testing in drug-free and methadone maintenance treatment programs in the United States
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:227-36. 2004
    ....
  38. pmc The content and comprehensiveness of hepatitis C education in methadone maintenance and drug-free treatment units
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Urban Health 81:38-47. 2004
    ..Drug treatment programs need to educate patients about the proactive steps these individuals can take to deal with HCV, provide critically needed HCV services, and encourage patients to make full use of these services...
  39. pmc Patterns of exchange sex and HIV infection in high-risk heterosexual men and women
    Samuel M Jenness
    HIV Epidemiology Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 346 Broadway, Suite 707D, New York, NY 10013, USA
    J Urban Health 88:329-41. 2011
    ..Exchange partnerships may be an HIV risk both directly and indirectly, given the overlap of this phenomenon with other risk factors that occur with both exchange and non-exchange partners...
  40. ncbi request reprint Integrating hepatitis C services into existing HIV services: the experiences of a sample of U.S. drug treatment units
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, New York 10010, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:78-88. 2005
    ..Policy makers and individual treatment units need to develop strategies that capitalize on existing infrastructures while maintaining the distinction between HIV and HCV primary and secondary prevention efforts...
  41. ncbi request reprint Outpatient drug treatment program directors' hepatitis C-related beliefs and their relationship to the provision of HCV services
    Janetta M Astone
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd St, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:783-97. 2004
    ..Our findings indicate that there is a positive significant relationship between director's beliefs and the provision of HCV antibody testing, follow-up testing, and the provision of HCV medication...
  42. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities in HIV infection among people who inject drugs: an international systematic review and meta-analysis
    Don C Des Jarlais
    The Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Addiction 107:2087-95. 2012
    ..The Ethnic Minority Meta-Analysis (EMMA) aims to assess racial/ethnic disparities in HIV infection among people who inject drugs (PWID) across various countries. This is the first report of the data...
  43. ncbi request reprint Serosorting for hepatitis C status in the sharing of injection equipment among Seattle area injection drug users
    Richard D Burt
    Public Health Seattle and King County, 400 Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98104, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:215-20. 2009
    ..One potential means of reducing risk of HCV transmission among IDU is serosorting, whereby IDU preferentially share injection equipment with persons of like HCV status...
  44. doi request reprint Reconsidering the internet as an HIV/STD risk for men who have sex with men
    Samuel M Jenness
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10013, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:1353-61. 2010
    ..This suggests that online partnerships may not be an independent cause of behavioral risks, but a marker for risks occurring independent of Internet use...
  45. pmc High coverage needle/syringe programs for people who inject drugs in low and middle income countries: a systematic review
    Don C Des Jarlais
    The Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York City, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:53. 2013
    ..However, we do not have a good understanding of the effectiveness of NSP in low/middle-income and transitional-economy countries...
  46. pmc Positive deviance control-case life history: a method to develop grounded hypotheses about successful long-term avoidance of infection
    Samuel R Friedman
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23d Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:94. 2008
    ..Prevalence rates for long-term injection drug users in some localities surpass 60% for HIV and 80% for HCV. We describe methods for developing grounded hypotheses about how some injectors avoid infection with either virus...
  47. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C knowledge among staff in U.S. drug treatment programs
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Developmental and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Drug Educ 36:141-58. 2006
    ..The majority of those in the latter group had never participated in a training specifically devoted to HCV. Results suggest the need for effective HCV-related training for all staff in drug treatment programs...
  48. ncbi request reprint Medical examinations at entry to treatment for drug abuse as an opportunity to initiate care for hepatitis C virus infection
    Holly Hagan
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:S297-303. 2005
    ..05). With high dropout rates in the early stages of treatment for drug addiction, these medical visits may be an important opportunity for further monitoring and care for HCV infection and other conditions...
  49. pmc Are females who inject drugs at higher risk for HIV infection than males who inject drugs: an international systematic review of high seroprevalence areas
    Don C Des Jarlais
    The Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York City 10038, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 124:95-107. 2012
    ..There are multiple reasons why females who inject drugs may be more likely to become infected with HIV than males who inject drugs. Where this is the case, special HIV prevention programs for females would be needed...
  50. doi request reprint Can intranasal drug use reduce HCV infection among injecting drug users?
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 119:201-6. 2011
    ..Preventing HCV infection among people who inject drugs is a difficult public health challenge. We examined the potential role of intranasal drug use in reducing HCV acquisition...
  51. doi request reprint Sexual risk and HIV infection among drug users in New York City: a pilot study
    Holly Hagan
    College of Nursing, New York University, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:201-7. 2011
    ..The study's limitations are noted...
  52. doi request reprint Current and emerging research needs in studying the NYC HIV-drug use epidemic
    Sherry Deren
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, College of Nursing, New York University, New York, New York, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:316-9. 2011
    ..While this summary does not represent a comprehensive list, it is based on many of the questions raised in the articles in this Special Issue and identifies some of the directions to be investigated during the next decade...
  53. ncbi request reprint HIV/hepatitis C virus co-infection in drug users: risk behavior and prevention
    Holly Hagan
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institute, New York, NY 10010, USA
    AIDS 19:S199-207. 2005
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Estimated HIV incidence among high-risk heterosexuals in New York City, 2007
    Samuel M Jenness
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10013, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:193-7. 2011
    ..84 to 6.06) among participants with no lifetime history of drug injection or male-to-male sex. This study design is suggested as an efficient method for recruiting HRH for cohort studies and behavioral interventions...
  55. ncbi request reprint Use of the "NYC Condom" among People Who Use Drugs
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 91:547-54. 2014
    ..Given the strong relationship between using the NYC Condom and consistent condom use, further efforts to promote the NYC Condom brand would be easily justified. ..
  56. pmc HSV-2 co-infection as a driver of HIV transmission among heterosexual non-injecting drug users in New York City
    Don C Des Jarlais
    The Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e87993. 2014
    ..To examine herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2)/HIV co-infection as a contributing factor in the increase in HIV infection among non-injecting heroin and cocaine users in New York City...
  57. ncbi request reprint A perfect storm: crack cocaine, HSV-2, and HIV among non-injecting drug users in New York City
    Don C Des Jarlais
    1Beth Israel Medical Center, Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, New York, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 49:783-92. 2014
    ..Implications for avoiding high prevalence among NIDU in other areas are discussed...
  58. doi request reprint Sexual HIV/HSV-2 risk among drug users in New York City: an HIV testing and counseling intervention
    Marlene Pantin
    College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 48:438-45. 2013
    ..Reductions were noted for safe-sex risk fatigue, number of same-and opposite-sex partners, and days when drugs were injected. Brief but intense counseling interventions can reduce HIV risk among high-risk populations...
  59. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities and implications for the prevention of HIV among persons who inject drugs
    Don C D Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 7:354-61. 2012
    ..This article reviews current evidence on ethnic disparities in HIV infection among PWID and assesses the issues that would need to be addressed to reduce these disparities...
  60. pmc Transitions from injection-drug-use-concentrated to self-sustaining heterosexual HIV epidemics: patterns in the international data
    Don C Des Jarlais
    The Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e31227. 2012
    ..Many people who inject drugs (PWID) are sexually active, so it is possible that high-seroprevalence HIV epidemics among PWID may initiate self-sustaining heterosexual transmission epidemics...
  61. ncbi request reprint Residential substance user treatment programs as venues for HCV pharmacological treatment: client and staff perspectives
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1811-29. 2005
    ..Findings illuminate the complex issues involved for both clients and the programs, and some steps that programs can take to better support HCV-infected clients regarding HCV medication concerns...
  62. ncbi request reprint "Informed altruism" and "partner restriction" in the reduction of HIV infection in injecting drug users entering detoxification treatment in New York City, 1990-2001
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center and dagger National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:158-66. 2004
    ..To assess recent developments in the HIV epidemic in injecting drug users (IDUs) in New York City. With >50,000 cases of AIDS in IDUs, New York has experienced the largest HIV/AIDS epidemic in IDUs of any city in the world...
  63. pmc High HIV prevalence among low-income, Black women in New York City with self-reported HIV negative and unknown status
    Kathleen H Reilly
    HIV Epidemiology Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:745-54. 2013
    ..This study investigates factors associated with newly identified HIV infection among previously self-reported HIV negative or unknown status black women living in high risk areas (HRAs) of New York City (NYC)...
  64. pmc Meta-analysis of hepatitis C seroconversion in relation to shared syringes and drug preparation equipment
    Enrique R Pouget
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Addiction 107:1057-65. 2012
    ..We identified published and unpublished studies that met inclusion criteria...
  65. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions to prevent hepatitis C virus infection in people who inject drugs
    Holly Hagan
    New York University College of Nursing, NY, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:74-83. 2011
    ..The objective of this paper was to meta-analyze the effects of risk-reduction interventions on HCV seroconversion and identify the most effective intervention types...
  66. pmc Sexual and injection-related risks in Puerto Rican-born injection drug users living in New York City: A mixed-methods analysis
    Camila Gelpi-Acosta
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY, USA
    Harm Reduct J 8:28. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  67. pmc Syphilis in drug users in low and middle income countries
    Lara S Coffin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 21:20-7. 2010
    ..Genital ulcer disease (GUD), including syphilis, is an important cause of morbidity in low and middle income (LMI) countries and syphilis transmission is associated with HIV transmission...
  68. pmc Impact of the September 11th attacks in New York City on drug users: a preliminary assessment
    Sherry Deren
    National Development and Research Institutes, Incorporated, New York, New York, USA
    J Urban Health 79:409-12. 2002
    ..Responses included increased use of drugs and increased demand for drug treatment. The wide range of responses indicates that continued monitoring of the impact may be needed to assess long-term effects...
  69. pmc Determinants of hepatitis C virus treatment completion and efficacy in drug users assessed by meta-analysis
    Rositsa B Dimova
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 56:806-16. 2013
    ..We assessed the effects of different treatment approaches and services to promote HCV care among DUs as well as demographic and viral characteristics...
  70. doi request reprint Heterosexual HIV and sexual partnerships between injection drug users and noninjection drug users
    Samuel M Jenness
    HIV Epidemiology Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:175-81. 2010
    ..Prevention interventions to encourage the disclosure of injection history and risk reduction specifically for those with IDU partners are indicated...
  71. ncbi request reprint Gaps in the drug-free and methadone treatment program response to Hepatitis C
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23 Street, 8th Floor, 10010, New York, NY, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:291-7. 2003
    ..Managers of drug-free programs would like to be offering patients more HCV education, while MMTP managers would like to be providing more HCV testing to their patients, and more support and care for patients who are HCV+...
  72. pmc Regional patterns and correlates of substance use among young men who have sex with men in 7 US urban areas
    Hanne Thiede
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1915-21. 2003
    ..We sought to characterize substance use patterns in young men who have sex with men (MSM) in 7 US urban areas and sociodemographic characteristics and history associated with such use...
  73. ncbi request reprint Syphilis among intravenous drug-using population: epidemiological situation in St Petersburg, Russia
    Arman F Karapetyan
    Pavlov State Medical University of St Petersburg, Russia
    Int J STD AIDS 13:618-23. 2002
    ..A study was carried out in collaboration with a non-governmental organization, Foundation 'Vozvrastcheniye'...
  74. ncbi request reprint Depression and HIV risk behavior among Seattle-area injection drug users and young men who have sex with men
    Thomas Perdue
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:81-92. 2003
    ..This analysis suggests that psychological depression may influence certain HIV risk behavior in young MSM and IDUs, and that interventions addressing depression may be indicated...
  75. ncbi request reprint The relevance of attributable risk measures to HIV prevention planning
    Holly Hagan
    AIDS 17:911-3. 2003
  76. pmc Screening for depressive symptoms among HCV-infected injection drug users: examination of the utility of the CES-D and the Beck Depression Inventory
    Elizabeth T Golub
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 81:278-90. 2004
    ..Results indicated that both scales should be used in tandem to have the most sensitive detection of depressive symptoms, thereby maximizing the potential for HCV treatment success...
  77. pmc A randomized intervention trial to reduce the lending of used injection equipment among injection drug users infected with hepatitis C
    Mary H Latka
    Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, 9500 Gilman Dr, Mailstop 0622, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:853-61. 2008
    ..g., syringe lending, unsafe drug preparation) among injection drug users with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection...
  78. ncbi request reprint Methods to recruit and retain a cohort of young-adult injection drug users for the Third Collaborative Injection Drug Users Study/Drug Users Intervention Trial (CIDUS III/DUIT)
    Richard S Garfein
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 45, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S4-17. 2007
    ..S. policy to only fund proven-effective HIV prevention interventions, insights into conducting intervention trials among young IDUs are provided here by describing methods and participants' characteristics in the CIDUS III/DUIT study...
  79. ncbi request reprint Perceived risk, peer influences, and injection partner type predict receptive syringe sharing among young adult injection drug users in five U.S. cities
    Susan L Bailey
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S18-29. 2007
    ..This study examined risk factors for receptive syringe sharing (RSS) during illicit drug injection by persons 15-30 years old in five U.S. cities...
  80. ncbi request reprint Distributive syringe sharing among young adult injection drug users in five U.S. cities
    Elizabeth T Golub
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, room E 7137, Baltimore, MD 21117, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S30-8. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that interventions to reduce ongoing transmission of blood-borne infections should focus on altering peer norms among networks of young IDUs...
  81. ncbi request reprint Social structural and behavioral underpinnings of hyperendemic hepatitis C virus transmission in drug injectors
    Devon D Brewer
    Interdisciplinary Scientific Research, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:764-72. 2006
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is hyperendemic in drug injectors, yet social structural and behavioral factors underlying transmission are not well established...
  82. pmc HTLV-2 infection in injection drug users in King County, Washington
    Joseph R Zunt
    Department of Neurology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:654-63. 2006
    ..Additional studies are needed to examine the clinical manifestations of HTLV-2 infection, as well as the clinical and virological manifestations of HTLV-2/HCV coinfection...
  83. pmc Increased access to unrestricted pharmacy sales of syringes in Seattle-King County, Washington: structural and individual-level changes, 1996 versus 2003
    Ryan J Deibert
    Health Services Department, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1347-53. 2006
    ..Structural changes, including policy reform and pharmacy outreach, appear to increase syringe access. Interventions should address pharmacy policies and pharmacist attitudes and policies...
  84. ncbi request reprint Highly active antiretroviral therapy for injection drug users: physician-recommended strategies for enhanced adherence
    Zdravko P Vassilev
    Antivir Ther 9:461. 2004
  85. ncbi request reprint A peer-education intervention to reduce injection risk behaviors for HIV and hepatitis C virus infection in young injection drug users
    Richard S Garfein
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    AIDS 21:1923-32. 2007
    ..To evaluate whether a behavioral intervention, which taught peer education skills, could reduce injection and sexual risk behaviors associated with primary HIV and hepatitis C virus infection (HCV) among young injection drug users (IDU)...
  86. ncbi request reprint Does bleach disinfection of syringes help prevent hepatitis C virus transmission?
    Holly Hagan
    Epidemiology 14:628-9; author reply 629. 2003
  87. doi request reprint Improved injection network ascertainment with supplementary elicitation techniques
    Devon D Brewer
    Interdisciplinary Scientific Research, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 19:188-91. 2008
    ..Furthermore, we found that the supplementary techniques boosted connectivity in the observed injection network considerably...