Brian Louie

Summary

Affiliation: San Francisco General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Use of an acute seroconversion panel to evaluate a third-generation enzyme-linked immunoassay for detection of human immunodeficiency virus-specific antibodies relative to multiple other assays
    Brian Louie
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 101 Grove St, Rm 412, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1856-8. 2006
  2. pmc Assessment of rapid tests for detection of human immunodeficiency virus-specific antibodies in recently infected individuals
    Brian Louie
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 101 Grove St, Room 412, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1494-7. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Recent HIV-1 infection detection: comparison of incidence estimates derived by laboratory assays and repeat testing data
    Hong Ha M Truong
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:502-5. 2009
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint HIV voluntary counseling and testing at an abortion clinic: missed opportunities for diagnosis
    Sara J Newmann
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Contraception 88:147-52. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Frequent international travel by men who have sex with men recently diagnosed with HIV-1: potential for transmission of primary HIV-1 drug resistance
    Hong M Truong
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Travel Med 15:454-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Assessment of sensitivity and specificity of first, second, and third generation EIA for the detection of antibodies to HIV-1 in oral fluid
    Brian Louie
    San Francisco Department of Public Health Laboratory, 101 Grove Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Virol Methods 159:119-21. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Routine surveillance for the detection of acute and recent HIV infections and transmission of antiretroviral resistance
    Hong Ha M Truong
    University of California San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS 20:2193-7. 2006
  9. doi request reprint A new trend in the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men, San Francisco, 2004-2011
    H Fisher Raymond
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:584-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Screening and confirmation of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection solely by detection of RNA
    Alyssa Ren
    San Francisco Department of Public Health Laboratory, 101 Grove St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Med Microbiol 57:1228-33. 2008

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Use of an acute seroconversion panel to evaluate a third-generation enzyme-linked immunoassay for detection of human immunodeficiency virus-specific antibodies relative to multiple other assays
    Brian Louie
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 101 Grove St, Rm 412, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1856-8. 2006
    ..The HIV-1/HIV-2 PLUS O EIA showed an improved sensitivity over all tested antibody screening methods, and detected antibody in 7 of 19 specimens found to be negative by a first-generation EIA but positive for the presence of HIV RNA...
  2. pmc Assessment of rapid tests for detection of human immunodeficiency virus-specific antibodies in recently infected individuals
    Brian Louie
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 101 Grove St, Room 412, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1494-7. 2008
    ..We found that the sensitivities of the various rapid tests vary greatly with regard to their ability to detect HIV-specific antibodies in recently infected individuals...
  3. doi request reprint Recent HIV-1 infection detection: comparison of incidence estimates derived by laboratory assays and repeat testing data
    Hong Ha M Truong
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:502-5. 2009
    ..We compared HIV-1 incidence estimates derived from 3 different methods: Vironostika-less sensitive, BED capture enzyme immuno assay (BED-CEIA), and repeat testing history...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint HIV voluntary counseling and testing at an abortion clinic: missed opportunities for diagnosis
    Sara J Newmann
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Contraception 88:147-52. 2013
    ..We sought to determine whether the standard practice of offering voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT) services to women electing abortion results in detection of undiagnosed HIV infection...
  6. doi request reprint Frequent international travel by men who have sex with men recently diagnosed with HIV-1: potential for transmission of primary HIV-1 drug resistance
    Hong M Truong
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Travel Med 15:454-6. 2008
    ..Given the high frequency of international travel and prevalence of primary HIV-1 drug resistance among study participants, prevention strategies should incorporate specific counseling on risk of cross-border transmission...
  7. doi request reprint Assessment of sensitivity and specificity of first, second, and third generation EIA for the detection of antibodies to HIV-1 in oral fluid
    Brian Louie
    San Francisco Department of Public Health Laboratory, 101 Grove Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Virol Methods 159:119-21. 2009
    ..Notably, a third generation EIA which has been shown to possess superior sensitivity for antibody detection in plasma appears to possess no sensitivity advantage for detecting HIV-1 antibody in oral fluid...
  8. ncbi request reprint Routine surveillance for the detection of acute and recent HIV infections and transmission of antiretroviral resistance
    Hong Ha M Truong
    University of California San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS 20:2193-7. 2006
    ..To estimate the rate of acute and recent HIV infections and the prevalence of primary antiretroviral resistance...
  9. doi request reprint A new trend in the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men, San Francisco, 2004-2011
    H Fisher Raymond
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:584-9. 2013
    ..We report on the possibility of another phase in the HIV epidemic among MSM in San Francisco...
  10. doi request reprint Screening and confirmation of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection solely by detection of RNA
    Alyssa Ren
    San Francisco Department of Public Health Laboratory, 101 Grove St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Med Microbiol 57:1228-33. 2008
    ..These data indicate that screening and confirmation of HIV infection by RNA methods alone, if affordable, may constitute an effective alternative HIV diagnostic algorithm in certain settings...
  11. pmc Assessment of the ability of a fourth-generation immunoassay for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antibody and p24 antigen to detect both acute and recent HIV infections in a high-risk setting
    Mark W Pandori
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, CA 94102, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2639-42. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint An opportunity for prevention: prevalence, incidence, and sexual risk for HIV among young Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men, San Francisco
    Kyung Hee Choi
    University of California, San Francisco Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:475-80. 2004
    ..We investigated HIV prevalence and incidence and related risk factors among young Asian and Pacific Islander (API) men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  13. ncbi request reprint HIV sentinel surveillance among women seeking elective pregnancy termination, San Francisco
    Eleanor A Drey
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:590-2. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to measure HIV prevalence, HIV incidence, and risk factors for infection among women seeking elective pregnancy termination in San Francisco...
  14. doi request reprint Hepatitis C infection among men who have sex with men, San Francisco, 2011
    H Fisher Raymond
    From the San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:985-6. 2012
    ..Hepatitis C virus infection was found among men who have sex with men with a history of intravenous drug use and those who were already human immunodeficiency virus infected...
  15. pmc Leveraging a rapid, round-the-clock HIV testing system to screen for acute HIV infection in a large urban public medical center
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    HIV AIDS Division, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:e30-8. 2013
    ..To describe the prevalence and location of new and acute HIV diagnoses in a large urban medical center. Secondary objectives were to evaluate rapid HIV test performance, the added yield of acute HIV screening, and linkage-to-care outcomes...
  16. pmc Prevalence and correlates of unknown HIV infection among patients seeking care in a public hospital emergency department
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:41-50. 2008
    ..To evaluate the potential for the implementation of routine screening, we determined the prevalence of unknown HIV infection among patients being seen in an urban public hospital ED...
  17. ncbi request reprint Low incidence and prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among sexually active non-intravenous drug-using adults, San Francisco, 1997-2000
    Gwendolyn P Hammer
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California
    Sex Transm Dis 30:919-24. 2003
    ..The rate of sexual transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) is debated...
  18. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of persons with recently acquired HIV infection: application of the serologic testing algorithm for recent HIV seroconversion in 10 US cities
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:112-5. 2007
    ..Information about the characteristics of persons whose HIV diagnosis was made soon after infection contributes to a better understanding of the HIV epidemic and to appropriate targeting of care and prevention efforts...
  19. ncbi request reprint Characterization of sexually transmitted disease clinic patients with recent human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Sandra K Schwarcz
    AIDS Office, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1019-22. 2002
    ..20-7.45) or gonorrhea (OR, 3.03 95% CI, 1.07-8.63) predicted the predominance of a recent seroconversion. HIV infections in San Francisco may be shifting from white men who have sex with men to men of color who have sex with men...
  20. pmc Determination of patient quality of life following severe acute pancreatitis
    David Hochman
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta Hospital, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, AB
    Can J Surg 49:101-6. 2006
    ..Clinical experience suggests a significantly reduced quality of life for patients, but few studies exist to confirm this experience. We sought to objectively demonstrate patient quality of life after severe acute pancreatitis...