Kyle T Bernstein

Summary

Affiliation: San Francisco General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Epidemiologic characteristics of an ongoing syphilis epidemic among men who have sex with men, San Francisco
    Kyle T Bernstein
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:11-7. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint HIV screening among U.S. physicians, 1999-2000
    Kyle T Bernstein
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York, New York, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:649-56. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae transmission from the oropharynx to the urethra among men who have sex with men
    Kyle T Bernstein
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1793-7. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Reduction in unnecessary Chlamydia screening among older women at title X-funded family planning sites following a structural intervention--San Francisco, 2009
    Kyle T Bernstein
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:127-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Rectal gonorrhea and chlamydia reinfection is associated with increased risk of HIV seroconversion
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Epidemiology, Research and Surveillance, STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:537-43. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Same-sex attraction disclosure to health care providers among New York City men who have sex with men: implications for HIV testing approaches
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1458-64. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae transmission from the female oropharynx to the male urethra
    Julia L Marcus
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:372-3. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Disentangling screening and diagnostic Chlamydia test positivity among females testing at title x-funded and adolescent health clinics, san francisco 2009
    Sally C Stephens
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:630-3. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of self-collected versus clinician-collected swabs for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae pharyngeal infection among men who have sex with men
    Alexandra H Freeman
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:1036-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Infections missed by urethral-only screening for chlamydia or gonorrhea detection among men who have sex with men
    Julia L Marcus
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:922-4. 2011

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. doi request reprint Epidemiologic characteristics of an ongoing syphilis epidemic among men who have sex with men, San Francisco
    Kyle T Bernstein
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:11-7. 2013
    ..We examined the characteristics associated with changes in the syphilis epidemic in San Francisco...
  2. ncbi request reprint HIV screening among U.S. physicians, 1999-2000
    Kyle T Bernstein
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York, New York, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:649-56. 2008
    ..In 2000, only a quarter of U.S. physicians reported screening their patients for HIV and these rates varied by physician characteristics and practice settings...
  3. doi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae transmission from the oropharynx to the urethra among men who have sex with men
    Kyle T Bernstein
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1793-7. 2009
    ..We examined urethral C. trachomatis and N. gonorrhoeae positivity among men who have sex with men (MSM) seen at San Francisco City Clinic (San Francisco, CA) during 2007...
  4. doi request reprint Reduction in unnecessary Chlamydia screening among older women at title X-funded family planning sites following a structural intervention--San Francisco, 2009
    Kyle T Bernstein
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:127-9. 2011
    ..A structural intervention designed to reduce unnecessary chlamydia screening among older women resulted in a 24.4% reduction in test volume and an associated cost savings of nearly $40,000...
  5. doi request reprint Rectal gonorrhea and chlamydia reinfection is associated with increased risk of HIV seroconversion
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Epidemiology, Research and Surveillance, STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:537-43. 2010
    ..HIV infection continues to disproportionately affect men who have sex with men (MSM). Identification of modifiable risk factors for HIV infection among MSM is critical for effective prevention...
  6. doi request reprint Same-sex attraction disclosure to health care providers among New York City men who have sex with men: implications for HIV testing approaches
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1458-64. 2008
    ..We examined the association between disclosing to their medical providers (eg, physicians, nurses, physician assistants) same-sex attraction and self-reported HIV testing among MSM in New York City, New York...
  7. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae transmission from the female oropharynx to the male urethra
    Julia L Marcus
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:372-3. 2011
    ..5% and 3.1%, respectively, among patients whose only urethral exposure in the previous 3 months was receiving fellatio from a woman. Urethral infections acquired by fellatio might contribute to ongoing disease spread...
  8. ncbi request reprint Disentangling screening and diagnostic Chlamydia test positivity among females testing at title x-funded and adolescent health clinics, san francisco 2009
    Sally C Stephens
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:630-3. 2011
    ..However, at adolescent health clinics, diagnostic positivity was higher than screening positivity for chlamydia and gonorrhea...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of self-collected versus clinician-collected swabs for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae pharyngeal infection among men who have sex with men
    Alexandra H Freeman
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:1036-9. 2011
    ..6% with a κ of 0.766 (95% confidence interval: 0.653-0.879) and 99.4% with a κ of 0.766 (95% confidence interval: 0.502-1.000), respectively. Acceptability was high among participants...
  10. doi request reprint Infections missed by urethral-only screening for chlamydia or gonorrhea detection among men who have sex with men
    Julia L Marcus
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:922-4. 2011
    ..8% by screening the rectum and pharynx. Extragenital screening is critical to the provision of comprehensive sexual health services for men who have sex with men...
  11. doi request reprint Sentinel surveillance of rectal chlamydia and gonorrhea among males--San Francisco, 2005-2008
    Julia L Marcus
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:59-61. 2010
    ..While testing increased, rectal gonorrhea positivity declined at the STD clinic, and both infections remained stable elsewhere. Sentinel surveillance provides a better understanding of disease trends than case reporting alone...
  12. doi request reprint Can case reports be used to identify trends in pelvic inflammatory disease? San Francisco, 2004-2009
    Sally C Stephens
    STD Prevention and Control, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 1360 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:8-11. 2011
    ..However, few reliable data exist on the population-level burden of PID and the utility of passive case-based surveillance of this important infertility-related outcome...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of patient-delivered partner therapy and chlamydial and gonococcal reinfection in San Francisco
    Sally C Stephens
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:525-9. 2010
    ..Patient-delivered partner therapy (PDPT) has been evaluated in randomized trials. No analysis has examined the impact of PDPT once implemented programmatically...
  14. pmc Repeat syphilis among men who have sex with men in California, 2002-2006: implications for syphilis elimination efforts
    Stephanie E Cohen
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e1-8. 2012
    ..We examined rates of and risk factors for repeat syphilis infection among men who have sex with men (MSM) in California...
  15. ncbi request reprint Exploring sexual health among female sexually transmitted disease clinic patients, San Francisco 2010
    Sally C Stephens
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:258-63. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to understand possible factors associated with sexual health and reported differences in sexual health among women...
  16. doi request reprint Dogs Are Talking: San Francisco's social marketing campaign to increase syphilis screening
    Sally C Stephens
    CDC CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship, and STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 1360 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:173-6. 2010
    ..An evaluation of the campaign found no difference in syphilis testing among men who recalled the campaign and those that did not. A significant difference was seen among HIV-infected men...
  17. doi request reprint Prediction model to maximize impact of syphilis partner notification--San Francisco, 2004-2008
    Julia L Marcus
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:109-14. 2010
    ..We developed and validated a model to prioritize interviews likely to result in treated partners...
  18. pmc Partner Services as Targeted HIV Screening-Changing the Paradigm
    Kyle T Bernstein
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco, CA University of California at Berkeley, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Berkeley, CA
    Public Health Rep 129:50-5. 2014
    ..However, measuring the potential impact of these services is challenging. Building on an existing syphilis partner notification program, we developed a framework for expanding and monitoring HIV PS in San Francisco...
  19. pmc Exploring the relationship between sexually transmitted diseases and HIV acquisition by using different study designs
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:546-51. 2009
    ..In an attempt to overcome prior methodologic shortcomings, we explored the use of different study designs to examine the relationship between STDs and HIV acquisition...
  20. pmc Racial/ethnic and sexual behavior disparities in rates of sexually transmitted infections, San Francisco, 1999-2008
    Hyman M Scott
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:315. 2010
    ..We evaluated the race-specific rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea among MSM and non-MSM in San Francisco between 1999-2008...
  21. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of Trichomonas vaginalis among incarcerated persons assessed using a highly sensitive molecular assay
    Alexandra H Freeman
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control Services, 1360 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:165-8. 2010
    ..We detected TV in 15/713 (2.1%) men and 95/297 (32.0%) women. Among women, increased age was significantly associated with TV. The benefits of TV screening should be determined...
  22. pmc The free condom initiative: promoting condom availability and use in New York City
    Tamar C Renaud
    Bureau of HIV Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:481-9. 2009
    ..Special efforts are needed to ensure availability at gay bars...
  23. doi request reprint Male to female and female to male transgender persons have different sexual risk behaviors yet similar rates of STDs and HIV
    Sally C Stephens
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, CA 94103, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:683-6. 2011
    ..Despite demographic and behavioral risk differences, there were no differences in STD positivity or HIV prevalence between MTF and FTM. A more complete understanding of the prevention needs for transgender persons is needed...
  24. doi request reprint Syphilis testing behavior following diagnosis with early syphilis among men who have sex with men--San Francisco, 2005-2008
    Julia L Marcus
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 1360 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:24-9. 2011
    ..We described syphilis testing behavior among MSM after diagnosis, identified factors associated with not testing, and developed algorithms to identify nontesters...
  25. ncbi request reprint Trichomonas vaginalis in selected U.S. sexually transmitted disease clinics: testing, screening, and prevalence
    Elissa Meites
    From the Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA Public Health, Seattle and King County, Seattle, WA University of Washington, Seattle, WA and Denver Public Health Department, Denver, CO
    Sex Transm Dis 40:865-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this analysis is to assess testing and screening practices for T. vaginalis among symptomatic and asymptomatic women in the sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinic setting...
  26. ncbi request reprint Identifying syphilis risk networks through venue attendance in San Francisco
    Sally C Stephens
    From the STD Prevention and Control Services Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA and Division of Epidemiology, Berkeley School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA
    Sex Transm Dis 41:333-7. 2014
    ..In this analysis, we explore differences between interviewed patients with early syphilis regarding where they met sex partners...
  27. doi request reprint Using HIV testing history to measure the success of HIV partner services
    Miao Jung Chen
    HIV Epidemiology Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:419-21. 2013
    ..These data demonstrate that HIV partner services were successful in reaching persons who may not have initiated testing without this service...
  28. ncbi request reprint The built environment and alcohol consumption in urban neighborhoods
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:244-52. 2007
    ..To examine the relations between characteristics of the neighborhood built environment and recent alcohol use...
  29. doi request reprint Updated outcomes of partner notification for human immunodeficiency virus, San Francisco, 2004-2008
    Julia L Marcus
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 1360 Mission Street, Suite 401, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    AIDS 23:1024-6. 2009
    ..Such data are critical for the prioritization of HIV-case-finding activities and enable local health departments to measure the costs of partner services, as well as identify areas for quality improvement...
  30. pmc The NYC Condom: use and acceptability of New York City's branded condom
    Ryan C Burke
    Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth, Room 204, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2178-80. 2009
    ..Six months after the NYC Condom launch, we found high levels of awareness and use. Because many wanted alternative condoms, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene began distributing the 3 most-requested alternatives...
  31. doi request reprint Sex, drugs (methamphetamines), and the Internet: increasing syphilis among men who have sex with men in California, 2004-2008
    Rilene A Chew Ng
    California Department of Public Health, STD Control Branch, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Bldg P, 2nd Floor, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1450-6. 2013
    ..We examined primary and secondary syphilis cases among men who have sex with men (MSM) in California, and the association of methamphetamine use and Internet use to meet sex partners (Internet use) with number of sex partners...
  32. pmc Young men's preferences for sexually transmitted disease and reproductive health services in San Francisco, California
    Heva Jasmine Saadatmand
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:421-3. 2012
    ..0%). These results highlight the need for continued strengthening of traditional public health clinics to ensure capacity to meet young men's health needs and to improve outreach and access to traditional STD services for young men...
  33. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of syphilis--San Francisco, 2004-2007
    Kenneth A Katz
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 92110, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:660-3. 2010
    ..Of 69 specimens, 52 (75%) were subtype 14d9. Single subtype predominance might reflect a closely linked sexual network in SF...
  34. doi request reprint Insurance among patients seeking care at a municipal sexually transmitted disease clinic: implications for health care reform in the United States
    Sally C Stephens
    From the STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, and Division of Epidemiology, Berkeley School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA
    Sex Transm Dis 41:227-32. 2014
    ..In this analysis, we compare patients with and without health insurance who sought services at City Clinic, the San Francisco municipal STD clinic...
  35. pmc Cocaine- and opiate-related fatal overdose in New York City, 1990-2000
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:31. 2007
    ..We assessed trends and correlates of cocaine- and opiate-related overdose deaths in NYC during 1990-2000...
  36. ncbi request reprint Why don't physicians test for HIV? A review of the US literature
    Ryan C Burke
    Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 346 Broadway, New York, NY 10013, USA
    AIDS 21:1617-24. 2007
    ..Given that many physicians do not routinely test for HIV, the objective of this study was to summarize our current understanding of why US physicians do not offer HIV testing...
  37. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding syphilis screening among men who have sex with men in San Francisco
    Kenneth A Katz
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:318-22. 2013
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  38. ncbi request reprint Variation in adherence to the treatment guidelines for Neisseria gonorrhoeae by clinical practice setting, California, 2009 to 2011
    Richard J Lechtenberg
    From the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA Sexually Transmitted Disease Control Branch, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA and Sexually Transmitted Disease, Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA
    Sex Transm Dis 41:338-44. 2014
    ..The objective of this analysis is to identify how adherence to the CDC guidelines varies by clinical practice setting...
  39. ncbi request reprint Television watching and the risk of incident probable posttraumatic stress disorder: a prospective evaluation
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:41-7. 2007
    ..4-fold increased risk of new-onset probable PTSD (p=0.004). Exposure to television coverage of the September 11 anniversary was associated with new-onset probable PTSD among a cohort of New Yorkers with no probable PTSD at baseline...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of screening strategies for Gonorrhea among females in private sector care
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York 10016, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:813-21. 2006
    ..To identify the optimal screening algorithm for gonorrhea infection among females in private sector care, using cost-effectiveness analysis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Gonorrhea reinfection among sexually transmitted disease clinic attendees in Baltimore, Maryland
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:80-6. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that an active follow-up program to assess for reinfection after gonorrhea treatment could be a useful disease control strategy...
  42. ncbi request reprint Does ascertainment bias affect reports on the incidence of multidrug-resistant, community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection?
    Kenneth A Katz
    Ann Intern Med 149:65; author reply 66. 2008
  43. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with human herpesvirus type 8 infection in an injecting drug user cohort
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:199-204. 2003
    ..Human herpesvirus type 8 (HHV-8) has been infrequently studied in injecting drug user (IDU) populations...
  44. ncbi request reprint Reassessing a large-scale syphilis epidemic using an estimated infection date
    Christina M Schumacher
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:659-64. 2005
    ..Timely ascertainment of syphilis cases is critical to initiating disease-control measures. Epidemic curves typically use the report date and may introduce lag-time bias into assessment...