ALEXANDER KRAL

Summary

Affiliation: RTI International
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Temporal changes in HCV genotype distribution in three different high risk populations in San Francisco, California
    Paulo Telles Dias
    Núcleo de Estudos e Pesquisas em Atenção ao Uso de Drogas NEPAD Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro State University of Rio de Janeiro, 20940 200 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    BMC Infect Dis 11:208. 2011
  2. pmc Estimating past hepatitis C infection risk from reported risk factor histories: implications for imputing age of infection and modeling fibrosis progression
    Peter Bacchetti
    Box 0560, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 7:145. 2007
  3. pmc Acceptability of a safer injection facility among injection drug users in San Francisco
    Alex H Kral
    Urban Health Program, RTI International, San Francisco Regional Office, 114 Sansome Street Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:160-3. 2010
  4. pmc Comparing respondent-driven sampling and targeted sampling methods of recruiting injection drug users in San Francisco
    Alex H Kral
    Urban Health Program, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    J Urban Health 87:839-50. 2010
  5. doi request reprint HIV prevalence and risk among heterosexual methamphetamine injectors in California
    Alex H Kral
    RTI International, San Francisco, California 94104, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:1081-9. 2011

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Temporal changes in HCV genotype distribution in three different high risk populations in San Francisco, California
    Paulo Telles Dias
    Núcleo de Estudos e Pesquisas em Atenção ao Uso de Drogas NEPAD Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro State University of Rio de Janeiro, 20940 200 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    BMC Infect Dis 11:208. 2011
    ..In the United States (U.S.) HCV GT 1 is reported as the most common infecting GT among chronically infected patients. In Europe, however, recent studies have suggested that the epidemiology of HCV GTs is changing...
  2. pmc Estimating past hepatitis C infection risk from reported risk factor histories: implications for imputing age of infection and modeling fibrosis progression
    Peter Bacchetti
    Box 0560, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 7:145. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the accuracy of such imputation and implications for modeling factors that influence progression rates...
  3. pmc Acceptability of a safer injection facility among injection drug users in San Francisco
    Alex H Kral
    Urban Health Program, RTI International, San Francisco Regional Office, 114 Sansome Street Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:160-3. 2010
    ..Since 2007 support for implementation of a SIF in San Francisco has been building. The objective of this study is to assess the acceptability of a SIF among injection drug users (IDUs) in San Francisco...
  4. pmc Comparing respondent-driven sampling and targeted sampling methods of recruiting injection drug users in San Francisco
    Alex H Kral
    Urban Health Program, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    J Urban Health 87:839-50. 2010
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  5. doi request reprint HIV prevalence and risk among heterosexual methamphetamine injectors in California
    Alex H Kral
    RTI International, San Francisco, California 94104, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:1081-9. 2011
    ..There was no significant difference in HIV sero-status by methamphetamine use. Suggestions are made for designing HIV prevention programs. The study's limitations are noted...

Research Grants14

  1. Finding, Testing and Treating High-risk Probationers and Parolees with HIV
    Alexander H Kral; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  2. Assessing Patterns of HIV Risk Among IDUs in Neighborhood Environments over Time
    Alexander H Kral; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings will benefit policy makers, service providers, and researchers. ..
  3. Assessing Patterns of HIV Risk Among IDUs in Neighborhood Environments over Time
    ALEXANDER KRAL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings will benefit policy makers, service providers, and researchers. ..
  4. Qualitative Exploration of Low-Frequency Heroin Injectors Not in Drug Treatment
    ALEXANDER KRAL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..An in-depth assessment of low-FHI can inform treatment approaches and expand our knowledge base regarding variations in heroin use among urban poor populations. ..
  5. Correlates of Sexual Risk for HIV/STI Among Women Who Use Methamphetamine
    ALEXANDER KRAL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed study addresses an understudied and important public health issue: MA use among women. ..
  6. Qualitative Exploration of Low-Frequency Heroin Injectors Not in Drug Treatment
    ALEXANDER KRAL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..An in-depth assessment of low-FHI can inform treatment approaches and expand our knowledge base regarding variations in heroin use among urban poor populations. ..
  7. Evaluating Impact of a Resource Center for Drug Users
    ALEXANDER KRAL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Qualitative interviews will also be conducted with clients (N=30) and staff (N=6), to gain a richer contextual understanding of the impacts of the MNRC. ..
  8. Assessing Patterns of HIV Risk Among IDUs in Neighborhood Environments over Time
    Alexander H Kral; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings will benefit policy makers, service providers, and researchers. ..