Lucia V Torian

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Repeat HIV testing, risk behaviors, and HIV seroconversion among young men who have sex with men: a call to monitor and improve the practice of prevention
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:76-85. 2002
  2. pmc Striving toward comprehensive HIV/AIDS surveillance: the view from New York City
    Lucia V Torian
    HIV Epidemiology Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, CN 44, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:4-6. 2007
  3. pmc Transmitted antiretroviral drug resistance in New York State, 2006-2008: results from a new surveillance system
    Adam C Readhead
    The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40533. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Achievement and maintenance of viral suppression in persons newly diagnosed with HIV, New York City, 2006-2009: using population surveillance data to measure the treatment part of "test and treat"
    Lucia V Torian
    HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, Bureau of HIV Prevention and Control, The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:379-86. 2013
  5. doi request reprint HIV type 2 in New York City, 2000-2008
    Lucia V Torian
    Public Health Laboratory, The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:1334-42. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of Multispot EIA with Western blot for confirmatory serodiagnosis of HIV
    Lucia V Torian
    HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 11101, USA
    J Clin Virol 52:S41-4. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Continuity of HIV-related medical care, New York City, 2005-2009: Do patients who initiate care stay in care?
    Lucia V Torian
    The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York 10013, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:79-88. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Reductions in hepatitis C virus and HIV infections among injecting drug users in New York City, 1990-2001
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10038, USA
    AIDS 19:S20-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for delayed initiation of medical care after diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus
    Lucia V Torian
    HIV AIDS Epidemiology and Field Services Program, Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 346 Broadway, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1181-7. 2008
  10. pmc Evaluation of HIV incidence surveillance in New York City, 2006
    Hemanth P Nair
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 233 Broadway, 26th Floor, CN 6W, New York, NY 10279, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:28-38. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Repeat HIV testing, risk behaviors, and HIV seroconversion among young men who have sex with men: a call to monitor and improve the practice of prevention
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:76-85. 2002
    ..We compared recent risk behaviors and HIV seroconversion among young men who have sex with men (MSM) who were first-time, infrequent, and repeat HIV testers...
  2. pmc Striving toward comprehensive HIV/AIDS surveillance: the view from New York City
    Lucia V Torian
    HIV Epidemiology Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, CN 44, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:4-6. 2007
  3. pmc Transmitted antiretroviral drug resistance in New York State, 2006-2008: results from a new surveillance system
    Adam C Readhead
    The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40533. 2012
    ..In New York State, high prevalence of TDR in a local cohort and a multiclass resistant case cluster led to the development and implementation of a statewide resistance surveillance system...
  4. doi request reprint Achievement and maintenance of viral suppression in persons newly diagnosed with HIV, New York City, 2006-2009: using population surveillance data to measure the treatment part of "test and treat"
    Lucia V Torian
    HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, Bureau of HIV Prevention and Control, The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:379-86. 2013
    ..Viral suppression reduces HIV-related morbidity and transmission to uninfected partners. Models suggest that the transmission benefit may extend to whole communities...
  5. doi request reprint HIV type 2 in New York City, 2000-2008
    Lucia V Torian
    Public Health Laboratory, The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:1334-42. 2010
    ..The New York City Department of Health (New York, NY) seeks to facilitate accurate diagnosis and surveillance of HIV-2 infection in the city...
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of Multispot EIA with Western blot for confirmatory serodiagnosis of HIV
    Lucia V Torian
    HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 11101, USA
    J Clin Virol 52:S41-4. 2011
    ..One IA that has been proposed as a second or confirmatory test is the Bio-Rad Multispot(®) Rapid HIV-1/HIV-2 Test. This test would have the added advantage of differentiating between HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibodies...
  7. doi request reprint Continuity of HIV-related medical care, New York City, 2005-2009: Do patients who initiate care stay in care?
    Lucia V Torian
    The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York 10013, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:79-88. 2011
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  8. ncbi request reprint Reductions in hepatitis C virus and HIV infections among injecting drug users in New York City, 1990-2001
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10038, USA
    AIDS 19:S20-5. 2005
    ..The 1990-2001 time period included a very large expansion of syringe exchange in New York City, from 250,000 to 3,000,000 syringes exchanged annually...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for delayed initiation of medical care after diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus
    Lucia V Torian
    HIV AIDS Epidemiology and Field Services Program, Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 346 Broadway, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1181-7. 2008
    ..We used routine surveillance data to measure time to initiation of care in New York City residents diagnosed as having HIV by positive Western blot test in 2003...
  10. pmc Evaluation of HIV incidence surveillance in New York City, 2006
    Hemanth P Nair
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 233 Broadway, 26th Floor, CN 6W, New York, NY 10279, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:28-38. 2011
    ..Continued improvements in data completeness and timeliness will improve the currently available information to inform personnel who develop HIV-prevention programs and policy initiatives in NYC and nationally...
  11. ncbi request reprint Convergence of HIV seroprevalence among injecting and non-injecting drug users in New York City
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York 10038, USA
    AIDS 21:231-5. 2007
    ..As HIV is efficiently transmitted through the sharing of drug-injecting equipment, HIV infection has historically been higher among injecting drug users...
  12. doi request reprint Estimating HIV incidence and the correlates of recent infection in venue-sampled men who have sex with men in New York City
    Alan Neaigus
    HIV AIDS Epidemiology and Field Services Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Gotham Center, 42 09 28th Street, 22nd Floor Queens, New York City, NY 11101 4132, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:516-24. 2012
    ..negative HIV status. When assay-based methods are not feasible, cross-sectional HIV test results and self-reported HIV testing history and risk factor data can be used to estimate HIV incidence and the correlates of recent infection...
  13. pmc Comparing the National Death Index and the Social Security Administration's Death Master File to ascertain death in HIV surveillance
    David B Hanna
    HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:850-60. 2009
    ..We evaluated record linkages with the National Death Index (NDI) and the Social Security Administration's Death Master File (SSDMF) to find deaths occurring from 2000 through 2004...
  14. ncbi request reprint Concurrent HIV/AIDS diagnosis increases the risk of short-term HIV-related death among persons newly diagnosed with AIDS, 2002-2005
    David B Hanna
    HIV Epidemiology Program, Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:17-28. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint HIV diagnosis and utilisation of HIV-related medical care among foreign-born persons in New York City, 2001-2009
    Ellen W Wiewel
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, New York, NY, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 89:380-2. 2013
    ..To measure trends in HIV diagnoses among foreign-born (FB) New Yorkers and compare the epidemic in FB with that in non-FB (NFB)...
  16. pmc HIV prevalence and associated risk behaviors in New York City's house ball community
    Christopher S Murrill
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 346 Broadway, Room 701, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1074-80. 2008
    ..We measured HIV seroprevalence and associated risk factors among persons in New York City's house ball community...
  17. pmc The effect of case rate and coinfection rate on the positive predictive value of a registry data-matching algorithm
    Qiang Xia
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, Long Island City, NY
    Public Health Rep 129:79-84. 2014
    ..We examined the effect of case rate and coinfection rate in the population on the positive predictive value (PPV) of a matching algorithm for HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted disease (STD) surveillance registry data...
  18. pmc HIV incidence among injection drug users in New York City, 1990 to 2002: use of serologic test algorithm to assess expansion of HIV prevention services
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, 1st Ave and 16th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1439-44. 2005
    ..Syringe exchange increased greatly during this period, from 250,000 to 3,000,000 syringes exchanged annually...
  19. doi request reprint High HIV prevalence and diagnosis rates in New York City black men
    Ellen W Wiewel
    HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 346 Broadway, Room 706, CN44, New York, NY 10013, USA
    J Community Health 36:141-9. 2011
    ..Success addressing the citywide HIV epidemic will be linked to success in the various portions of this highly affected, heterogeneous population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Causes of death among persons with AIDS in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: New York City
    Judith E Sackoff
    HIV Epidemiology Program, Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:397-406. 2006
    ..Monitoring the full spectrum of causes of death among persons with AIDS is increasingly important as survival improves because of highly active antiretroviral therapy...
  21. pmc Attitudes about combination HIV therapies: the next generation of gay men at risk
    Beryl A Koblin
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, New York Blood Center, 310 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Urban Health 80:510-9. 2003
    ..Attitudes about HAART were not associated with sexual risk behaviors. Prevention efforts among young MSM should focus on other determinants of risk, but also include information on the changing nature of HIV therapies...
  22. ncbi request reprint HIV infection in men who have sex with men, New York City Department of Health sexually transmitted disease clinics, 1990-1999: a decade of serosurveillance finds that racial disparities and associations between HIV and gonorrhea persist
    Lucia V Torian
    AIDS Research HIV Serosurvey Program of the New York City Department of Health, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:73-8. 2002
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  23. pmc The Young Men's Survey phase II: hepatitis B immunization and infection among young men who have sex with men
    Cindy M Weinbaum
    Office of Communications, NCHHSTP, Mailstop E 06, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 16000 Clifton Road, Atlanta GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:839-45. 2008
    ..We measured the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) immunization and HBV infection among men aged 23 to 29 years who have sex with men...
  24. pmc Regional patterns and correlates of substance use among young men who have sex with men in 7 US urban areas
    Hanne Thiede
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1915-21. 2003
    ..We sought to characterize substance use patterns in young men who have sex with men (MSM) in 7 US urban areas and sociodemographic characteristics and history associated with such use...
  25. ncbi request reprint Unrecognized HIV infection, risk behaviors, and perceptions of risk among young men who have sex with men: opportunities for advancing HIV prevention in the third decade of HIV/AIDS
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:603-14. 2005
    ..To advance HIV prevention in the third decade of HIV/AIDS, prevention programs must reduce unrecognized infection among young MSM by increasing the demand for and availability of HIV testing services...
  26. pmc Race/ethnic differences in HIV prevalence and risks among adolescent and young adult men who have sex with men
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, USA
    J Urban Health 82:610-21. 2005
    ..These findings suggest the need for HIV prevention and testing programs which target young racial/ethnic minority MSM and highlight identified risk factors and behaviors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Associations between substance use and sexual risk among very young men who have sex with men
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:265-71. 2006
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  28. ncbi request reprint Recent HIV testing among young men who have sex with men: correlates, contexts, and HIV seroconversion
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:183-92. 2006
    ..We evaluated the correlates and contexts of HIV testing within the past year, subsequent risk reduction, and HIV seroconversion among young men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of lifetime risk and actual risk for acquiring HIV among young men who have sex with men
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E 46, Atlanta, Georgia, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:263-70. 2007
    ..To increase HIV testing, prevention providers should intensify efforts to assess, and to increase when needed, perceptions of lifetime risks for acquiring HIV among young MSM...
  30. pmc HIV prevention services received at health care and HIV test providers by young men who have sex with men: an examination of racial disparities
    Stephanie K Behel
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Urban Health 85:727-43. 2008
    ..Differential experience with HIV prevention services does not explain the higher HIV prevalence among black and Hispanic MSM...
  31. ncbi request reprint Unintentional HIV exposures from young men who have sex with men who disclose being HIV-negative
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    AIDS 20:1637-44. 2006
    ..To evaluate the proportion of new sexual partners potentially exposed to HIV from young MSM who disclosed being HIV-negative...