Ariane van der Straten

Summary

Affiliation: RTI International
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Women's experiences with oral and vaginal pre-exposure prophylaxis: the VOICE-C qualitative study in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, California, United States of America Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, UCSF, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e89118. 2014
  2. doi request reprint A novel breath test to directly measure use of vaginal gel and condoms
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2211-21. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Methodological lessons from clinical trials and the future of microbicide research
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 10:89-102. 2013
  4. pmc Feasibility, performance, and acceptability of the Wisebag™ for potential monitoring of daily gel applicator use in Durban, South Africa
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:640-8. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Preference between precoital and daily use of Duet® and BufferGel in Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1799-807. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint High acceptability of a vaginal ring intended as a microbicide delivery method for HIV prevention in African women
    A van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1775-86. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Unraveling the divergent results of pre-exposure prophylaxis trials for HIV prevention
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA
    AIDS 26:F13-9. 2012
  8. pmc Change in condom and other barrier method use during and after an HIV prevention trial in Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco Project Office, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:39. 2010
  9. pmc Vaginal practices and associations with barrier methods and gel use among Sub-Saharan African women enrolled in an HIV prevention trial
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:590-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Feasibility and potential acceptability of three cervical barriers among vulnerable young women in Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 36:13-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. pmc Women's experiences with oral and vaginal pre-exposure prophylaxis: the VOICE-C qualitative study in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, California, United States of America Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, UCSF, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e89118. 2014
    ..Using a socio-ecological framework (SEF), we explored socio-cultural and contextual factors that influenced participants' experience of daily vaginal gel and oral tablet regimens in VOICE...
  2. doi request reprint A novel breath test to directly measure use of vaginal gel and condoms
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2211-21. 2013
    ..The tagged products were well tolerated. This breath test has the potential to accurately and objectively monitor adherence to vaginal gel and condom used separately or concurrently...
  3. doi request reprint Methodological lessons from clinical trials and the future of microbicide research
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 10:89-102. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Feasibility, performance, and acceptability of the Wisebag™ for potential monitoring of daily gel applicator use in Durban, South Africa
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:640-8. 2013
    ..Additional studies to validate Wisebag data with actual products, with and without SMS and online functionality, in different populations and settings, and in comparison to biomarkers are warranted...
  5. ncbi request reprint Preference between precoital and daily use of Duet® and BufferGel in Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1799-807. 2012
    ..Different personal and life circumstances may result in varying use-regimen preferences. Methods that can accommodate both coitally-related and daily use may be advantageous by providing more choice to users...
  6. ncbi request reprint High acceptability of a vaginal ring intended as a microbicide delivery method for HIV prevention in African women
    A van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1775-86. 2012
    ..The ring appeared to be highly acceptable for women and men. Initial concerns with this novel method suggest a need for enhanced product counseling when VRs are introduced...
  7. doi request reprint Unraveling the divergent results of pre-exposure prophylaxis trials for HIV prevention
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA
    AIDS 26:F13-9. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Change in condom and other barrier method use during and after an HIV prevention trial in Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco Project Office, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:39. 2010
    ..At trial exit, all women were offered the diaphragm and condoms...
  9. pmc Vaginal practices and associations with barrier methods and gel use among Sub-Saharan African women enrolled in an HIV prevention trial
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:590-9. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Feasibility and potential acceptability of three cervical barriers among vulnerable young women in Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 36:13-9. 2010
    ..We explored the potential acceptability of three cervical barriers (CB) (Ortho All-Flex diaphragm, SILCS diaphragm, FemCap cervical cap) among sexually experienced Zimbabwean young women...
  11. doi request reprint Patterns and predictors of adherence to diaphragm use in a phase III trial in sub-Saharan Africa: a trajectory analysis
    Ariane van der Straten
    RTI International, Women s Global Health Imperative, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:419-26. 2009
    ....
  12. doi request reprint The use of the diaphragm instead of condoms in a phase III diaphragm trial
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:564-72. 2009
    ..8% of these women. Women at greater risk for infection through their own or their partner's behavior or who believed the diaphragm protected against HIV were more likely to report product substitution at every visit...
  13. doi request reprint Consistent use of a combination product versus a single product in a safety trial of the diaphragm and microbicide in Harare, Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Women s Global Health Imperative, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Contraception 77:435-43. 2008
    ..We examined the use and acceptability of a combination product (diaphragm and gel) compared to a single product (gel) during a 6-month safety trial in Zimbabwe...
  14. doi request reprint Diaphragm and lubricant gel acceptance, skills and patterns of use among women in an effectiveness trial in Southern Africa
    Elizabeth T Montgomery
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco Project Office, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 14:410-9. 2009
    ..We examined diaphragm and gel-related skills, patterns of use, and problems, among women who participated in the MIRA study, a multisite phase III diaphragm trial in Zimbabwe and South Africa...
  15. pmc Diaphragm and lubricant gel for prevention of HIV acquisition in southern African women: a randomised controlled trial
    Nancy S Padian
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Lancet 370:251-61. 2007
    ..We assessed the effect of provision of latex diaphragm, lubricant gel, and condoms (intervention), compared with condoms alone (control) on HIV seroincidence in women in South Africa and Zimbabwe...
  16. doi request reprint Changes in sexual risk behavior before and after HIV seroconversion in Southern African women enrolled in a HIV prevention trial
    Kartik K Venkatesh
    Department of Community Health, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:435-41. 2011
    ..We examine changes in sexual risk behaviors before and after HIV seroconversion in southern African women enrolled in the Methods for Improving Reproductive Health in Africa trial...
  17. pmc Acceptability and use of the diaphragm and Replens lubricant gel for HIV prevention in Southern Africa
    Elizabeth T Montgomery
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco Project Office, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:629-38. 2010
    ..Despite being female-initiated, disclosure of use to male partners and his perceived approval of the products were factors significantly associated with their consistent use...
  18. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled safety trial of the diaphragm and cellulose sulfate microbicide gel in sexually active women in Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Department of Ob Gyn, University of California San Francisco, Women s Global Health Imperative, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Contraception 76:389-99. 2007
    ..Cellulose sulfate (CS) is an antimicrobial and contraceptive agent. We assessed its safety when used alone or with the diaphragm in Harare, Zimbabwe...
  19. pmc Biomarker validation of reports of recent sexual activity: results of a randomized controlled study in Zimbabwe
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:918-24. 2009
    ..Self-report was a poor predictor of recent sexual activity and condom use in this study, regardless of interview mode, providing evidence that such data should be interpreted cautiously...
  20. pmc The importance of male partner involvement for women's acceptability and adherence to female-initiated HIV prevention methods in Zimbabwe
    Elizabeth T Montgomery
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco Project Office, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:959-69. 2011
    ....
  21. pmc An acceptability and safety study of the Duet cervical barrier and gel delivery system in Zimbabwe
    Elizabeth T Montgomery
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco Project Office, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:30. 2010
    ..We assessed the acceptability and safety of precoital and continuous use of the Duet, a cervical barrier and gel delivery system, in Zimbabwean women...
  22. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence and condom and diaphragm nonadherence among women in an HIV prevention trial in southern Africa
    Deborah Kacanek
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA RTI International, Women s Global Health Imperative, San Francisco, CA HIV Prevention Unit of the South African Medical Research Council, Durban, South Africa Sanofi Pasteur, Swiftwater, PA Ibis Reproductive Health, Cambridge, MA JSI Research and Training Institute, Washington, DC University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe and Department of Medicine, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 64:400-8. 2013
    ..We longitudinally examined the effect of intimate partner violence (IPV) on condom and diaphragm nonadherence among women in the Methods for Improving Reproductive Health in Africa study, a phase III HIV prevention trial in southern Africa...
  23. ncbi request reprint Consistent condom use in married Zimbabwean women after a condom intervention
    Lisa Callegari
    Department of Obstretrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of San Francisco, California, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:624-30. 2008
    ..Condom use to prevent HIV in Africa has increased in nonmarital sexual encounters but remains low within marriage. Married women of reproductive age, however, are at high risk of HIV...
  24. pmc Diaphragm used with replens gel and risk of bacterial vaginosis: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Craig R Cohen
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2012:921519. 2012
    ..We investigated the effect of providing a latex diaphragm with Replens and condoms compared to condom only on BV prevalence among participants enrolled in an HIV prevention trial...
  25. doi request reprint Female condom uptake and acceptability in Zimbabwe
    Sue Napierala
    Women s Global Health Imperative, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:121-34. 2008
    ..Though FC may not be the preferred method for the majority of women, with access, proper education, and promotion they may be a valuable option for some Zimbabwean women...
  26. doi request reprint Sharing the trousers: gender roles and relationships in an HIV-prevention trial in Zimbabwe
    Elizabeth T Montgomery
    Womens Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, USA
    Cult Health Sex 14:795-810. 2012
    ..The study provides unique insight into a gendered context that is dynamic yet sensitive to change, which in turn can provide useful information to more appropriately guide HIV-prevention activities in this setting...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predictors of diaphragm use as a potential sexually transmitted disease/HIV prevention method in Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, 74 New Montgomery Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:64-71. 2005
    ..Women who are the most vulnerable to sexually transmitted diseases/HIV are often unable to consistently use condoms. One potential alternative method currently under investigation is the diaphragm...
  28. ncbi request reprint A comparison of four condom-use measures in predicting pregnancy, cervical STI and HIV incidence among Zimbabwean women
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, California, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:231-5. 2010
    ..To determine which condom-use measures best predict biological outcomes in STI/HIV-prevention research...
  29. pmc Bridewealth and sexual and reproductive practices among women in Harare, Zimbabwe
    Janet M Wojcicki
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94134, USA
    AIDS Care 22:705-10. 2010
    ..Bridewealth may be a relevant area of traditional culture to further examine in relation to HIV risk, for its potential association with co-factors that can reduce risk of HIV infection among women in Southern Africa...
  30. pmc Type-specific cervico-vaginal human papillomavirus infection increases risk of HIV acquisition independent of other sexually transmitted infections
    Karen K Smith-McCune
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10094. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether cervico-vaginal HPV infection increases the risk of HIV acquisition in women independent of other common STIs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of 3 approaches for assessing adherence to vaginal gel application in clinical trials
    Ariane van der Straten
    From the Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA Center for AIDS Prevention Studies CAPS Department of Medicine, UCSF, San Francisco, CA The Population Council, New York, NY Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY and Albert Einstein Cancer Center, Bronx, NY
    Sex Transm Dis 40:950-6. 2013
    ..Accurate measurement of adherence to product use is an ongoing challenge in microbicide trials...
  32. doi request reprint Duet for menstrual protection: a feasibility study in Zimbabwe
    Sarah Averbach
    Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Contraception 79:463-8. 2009
    ..Duet is a cervical barrier being developed for contraception and STI prevention. We explored the hypothetical acceptability of using Duet as a menstrual cup, among Zimbabwean women...
  33. doi request reprint Oral and injectable contraception use and risk of HIV acquisition among women in sub-Saharan Africa
    Sandra I McCoy
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, 1918 University Avenue, Suite 3B, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    AIDS 27:1001-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effect of oral and injectable hormonal contraception on the risk of HIV acquisition among women in South Africa and Zimbabwe...
  34. ncbi request reprint Early age of first sex: a risk factor for HIV infection among women in Zimbabwe
    Audrey E Pettifor
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS 18:1435-42. 2004
    ..To explore the relationship between early age of coital debut (15 years of age or younger) and risk for HIV infection among sexually active urbanized Zimbabwean women...
  35. doi request reprint The association between Mycoplasma genitalium and HIV-1 acquisition in African women
    Sue Napierala Mavedzenge
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, California 94104, USA
    AIDS 26:617-24. 2012
    ..In this longitudinal study, we assess whether M. genitalium is associated with risk of acquiring HIV-1 infection...
  36. doi request reprint Probiotics: potential to prevent HIV and sexually transmitted infections in women
    Michael Bolton
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:214-25. 2008
    ..If results from such a trial demonstrate efficacy, future studies should be designed to determine whether a probiotic can significantly lower the risk for HIV and STIs in at-risk female populations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Introducing diaphragms into the mix: what happens to male condom use patterns?
    Samuel F Posner
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease, Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, 4770 Buford Highway MS K 20, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:443-9. 2005
    ..Introducing the diaphragm increased the overall proportion of protected acts. The proportion of acts where a male condom was used did not change. Female condoms use declined because concurrent use with the diaphragm is not possible...
  38. ncbi request reprint The importance of discreet use of the diaphragm to Zimbabwean women and their partners
    Mi Suk Kang
    UZ UCSF Collaborative Research Programme in Women s Health, Harare, Zimbabwe
    AIDS Behav 11:443-51. 2007
    ..However, many were concerned that use without partner approval could lead to marital problems. Discreet use should be considered in development of barrier methods and in diaphragm promotion, if proven effective against HIV/STI...
  39. ncbi request reprint Barrier method preferences and perceptions among Zimbabwean women and their partners
    Jessica Buck
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 30 East Huron 4601, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:415-22. 2005
    ..Female condoms were least preferred because of obviousness and partial coverage of outer-genitalia that interfered with sexual pleasure...