Affiliation: Stanford University
- The immune response to tuberculosis infection in the setting of Helicobacter pylori and helminth infectionsS Perry
Stanford University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Epidemiol Infect 141:1232-43. 2013..H. pylori is associated with enhanced IFN-γ responses to TB, even in the setting of concurrent helminth infection. Efficacy of TB vaccines may vary with the co-existence of these three infections in the developing world...
- Commentary: H. pylori infection in early life and the problem of imperfect testsSharon Perry
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Int J Epidemiol 34:1356-8. 2005
- Gastroenteritis and transmission of Helicobacter pylori infection in householdsSharon Perry
Division of Infection Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 12:1701-8. 2006..Exposure to an H. pylori-infected person with gastroenteritis, particularly vomiting, markedly increased risk for new infection...
- Household transmission of gastroenteritisSharon Perry
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 11:1093-6. 2005..8% (95% confidence interval 7.9-9.7); children had a 2- to 8-fold greater risk than adults. Bed-sharing among children in crowded homes is a potentially modifiable risk...
- Helicobacter pylori and risk of gastroenteritisSharon Perry
Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Disease, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
J Infect Dis 190:303-10. 2004..Helicobacter pylori infection is thought to modify susceptibility to gastroenteritis...
- Reproducibility of QuantiFERON-TB gold in-tube assaySharon Perry
Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5407, USA
Clin Vaccine Immunol 15:425-32. 2008..Further studies are needed to characterize the predictive value of the test for U.S. foreign-born and other targeted screening populations...
- Infection with Helicobacter pylori is associated with protection against tuberculosisSharon Perry
Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 5:e8804. 2010..We explored the hypothesis that H. pylori contributes to the control of infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis...
- The impact of mucosal infections on acquisition and progression of tuberculosisS Perry
Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
Mucosal Immunol 4:246-51. 2011..Understanding how the complexity of microbial exposures influences host immunity may have important implications for vaccine development and therapeutic interventions...
- Helicobacter pylori infection in different generations of Hispanics in the San Francisco Bay AreaChiaojung J Tsai
Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5107, USA
Am J Epidemiol 162:351-7. 2005..76, 95% CI: 1.20, 2.68), and crowding (OR = 1.23, 95% CI: 0.84, 1.79). Both the household and birth-country environments probably contributed to declining H. pylori prevalence among successive generations of Hispanics...
- Risk of intestinal helminth and protozoan infection in a refugee populationParveen K Garg
Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:386-91. 2005..As refugees represent only a fraction of recent immigrants from endemic countries, current studies in nonrefugee groups are also needed...
- Significance of transiently positive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay results in detection of Helicobacter pylori in stool samples from childrenThomas D Haggerty
Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, 300 Pasteur Dr, Stanford, CA 94305 5107, USA
J Clin Microbiol 43:2220-3. 2005..pylori are common and represent H. pylori in the majority of cases where sequences can be obtained. A not-insignificant percentage of antigen-positive stools, however, may represent other Helicobacter species...
- Clinical application and limitations of interferon-gamma release assays for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infectionVictor Herrera
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
Clin Infect Dis 52:1031-7. 2011..In this review, we present an overview of the current recommendations and knowledge in the field and discuss practical approaches in areas of uncertainty related to discordant IGRA results...
- Decreasing intestinal parasites in recent Northern California refugeesAlicia H Chang
Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:191-7. 2013..identified more infected individuals than stool exams. Helminth infections are increasingly rare in refugees to Northern California. Routine screening stool microscopy may be unnecessary in all refugees...
- Use of insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) following a malaria education intervention in Piron, Mali: a control trial with systematic allocation of householdsMichelle Rhee
Health Research and Policy Department, Stanford Medical School, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Malar J 4:35. 2005..A barrier to ITN use may be lack of knowledge regarding malaria transmission and prevention. This study is a controlled trial comparing ITN use and malaria knowledge levels between households in Piron, Mali, undertaken in 2003...
- Real-time PCR testing for mecA reduces vancomycin usage and length of hospitalization for patients infected with methicillin-sensitive staphylococciDavid T Nguyen
Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
J Clin Microbiol 48:785-90. 2010..In the face of ever-rising health care expenditures in the United States, these findings have important implications for improving outcomes and decreasing costs...
- High levels of adherence do not prevent accumulation of HIV drug resistance mutationsDavid R Bangsberg
Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, California, USA
AIDS 17:1925-32. 2003....
- Urine testing to monitor adherence to TB preventive therapySharon Perry
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 55:235-8. 2002..The test may be useful as part of an adherence-monitoring program when used in conjunction with self-reported measures...
- No door to lock: victimization among homeless and marginally housed personsMargot B Kushel
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Arch Intern Med 163:2492-9. 2003..To determine the prevalence, distribution, and factors associated with sexual and physical assault, we surveyed homeless and marginally housed adults in San Francisco, Calif...
- Depression and drug use impact health status among marginally housed HIV-infected individualsElise D Riley
University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 17:401-6. 2003..It appeared that depression and drug-related variables were associated with multiple dimensions of health status in this population. Interventions to treat depression and addiction may improve the health status of HIV-infected HMH...
- Depression, adherence to HAART, and survivalSharon Perry
Focus 17:5-6. 2002
- Emergency department use among the homeless and marginally housed: results from a community-based studyMargot B Kushel
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California at San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, Calif 94143, USA
Am J Public Health 92:778-84. 2002..This study examined factors associated with emergency department use among homeless and marginally housed persons...