Patricia Kissinger

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Affiliation: Tulane University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of the hurricane Katrina disaster on sexual behavior and access to reproductive care for young women in New Orleans
    Patricia Kissinger
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70012, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:883-6. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence, patterns and predictors of substance use among Latino migrant men in a new receiving community
    Patricia Kissinger
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, New Orleans, LA, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:814-24. 2013
  3. pmc Trichomoniasis and HIV interactions: a review
    Patricia Kissinger
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70012, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 89:426-33. 2013
  4. pmc A predominance of R5-like HIV genotypes in vaginal secretions is associated with elevated plasma HIV-1 RNA levels and the absence of anti-retroviral therapy
    Tara C Randolph
    Department of Microbiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Virol J 5:87. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient-delivered partner treatment for male urethritis: a randomized, controlled trial
    Patricia Kissinger
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70012, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:623-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Vaginal swabs versus lavage for detection of Trichomonas vaginalis and bacterial vaginosis among HIV-positive women
    Patricia J Kissinger
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:227-30. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Partner notification: a promising approach to addressing the HIV/AIDS racial disparity in the United States
    Patricia Kissinger
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70012, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S86-7. 2007
  8. pmc Early repeated infections with Trichomonas vaginalis among HIV-positive and HIV-negative women
    Patricia Kissinger
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:994-9. 2008
  9. pmc Trichomonas vaginalis treatment reduces vaginal HIV-1 shedding
    Patricia Kissinger
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70012, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:11-6. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient-delivered partner treatment for Trichomonas vaginalis infection: a randomized controlled trial
    Patricia Kissinger
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70012, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:445-50. 2006

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Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of the hurricane Katrina disaster on sexual behavior and access to reproductive care for young women in New Orleans
    Patricia Kissinger
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70012, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:883-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe changes in sexual behavior and access to reproductive care pre- and postrapid displacement among a cohort of young women receiving family planning services before displacement...
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence, patterns and predictors of substance use among Latino migrant men in a new receiving community
    Patricia Kissinger
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, New Orleans, LA, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:814-24. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence, patterns and predictors (individual, social, cultural, and environmental) of illicit drug use and binge drinking in a cohort of Latino migrant men (LMM) in a new receiving community...
  3. pmc Trichomoniasis and HIV interactions: a review
    Patricia Kissinger
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70012, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 89:426-33. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc A predominance of R5-like HIV genotypes in vaginal secretions is associated with elevated plasma HIV-1 RNA levels and the absence of anti-retroviral therapy
    Tara C Randolph
    Department of Microbiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Virol J 5:87. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient-delivered partner treatment for male urethritis: a randomized, controlled trial
    Patricia Kissinger
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70012, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:623-9. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Vaginal swabs versus lavage for detection of Trichomonas vaginalis and bacterial vaginosis among HIV-positive women
    Patricia J Kissinger
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:227-30. 2005
    ..Cervicovaginal lavage (CVL) is often used for research and may be easier and more accurate than vaginal swabs as a specimen collection method...
  7. ncbi request reprint Partner notification: a promising approach to addressing the HIV/AIDS racial disparity in the United States
    Patricia Kissinger
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70012, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S86-7. 2007
  8. pmc Early repeated infections with Trichomonas vaginalis among HIV-positive and HIV-negative women
    Patricia Kissinger
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:994-9. 2008
    ....
  9. pmc Trichomonas vaginalis treatment reduces vaginal HIV-1 shedding
    Patricia Kissinger
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70012, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:11-6. 2009
    ..Vaginal HIV-1 shedding has been associated with Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) infection and could play a role in HIV transmission. The purpose of the study was to examine if effective TV treatment reduces the presence of vaginal HIV-1 RNA...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient-delivered partner treatment for Trichomonas vaginalis infection: a randomized controlled trial
    Patricia Kissinger
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70012, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:445-50. 2006
    ..Infections with Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) are common and recurrence rates are high. Better methods of treating partners of women with trichomoniasis are needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Partner notification for HIV and syphilis: effects on sexual behaviors and relationship stability
    Patricia J Kissinger
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Departnent of Epidemiology, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:75-82. 2003
    ..One concern is that HIV PN can promote the breakup of old partnerships and increase the acquisition of new partners, thereby spreading HIV infections...
  12. pmc A randomized treatment trial: single versus 7-day dose of metronidazole for the treatment of Trichomonas vaginalis among HIV-infected women
    Patricia Kissinger
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:565-71. 2010
    ..To determine if the metronidazole (MTZ) 2-gm single dose (recommended) is as effective as the 7-day 500 mg twice a day dose (alternative) for treatment of Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) among HIV+ women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Expedited partner treatment for sexually transmitted infections: an update
    Patricia Kissinger
    Department of Epidemiology SL 18, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA, 70112, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 13:188-95. 2011
    ..Provider concerns about liability and payment issues continue to be a barrier to implementation of EPT. More translational research is needed to improve adoption by the players involved: index patients, partners, providers, and payers...
  14. doi request reprint HIV/STI Risk behaviors among Latino migrant workers in New Orleans post-Hurricane Katrina disaster
    Patricia Kissinger
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, New Orleans, LA 70012, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:924-9. 2008
    ..Many of these men were unaccompanied by their primary sex partner potentially placing them at high-risk for HIV/STIs. The purpose of this study was to assess HIV/STI sexual risk behavior of these men...
  15. doi request reprint Patterns and predictors of HIV/STI risk among Latino migrant men in a new receiving community
    Patricia Kissinger
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:199-213. 2012
    ..HIV/STI prevention efforts should focus on drug using Latino migrants who are highly mobile and should foster healthy social connections...
  16. pmc Patient-delivered partner treatment and Trichomonas vaginalis repeat infection among human immunodeficiency virus-infected women
    Megan Gatski
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:502-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate adherence to PDPT and possible causes of repeat TV infection among HIV-infected women...
  17. pmc The influence of bacterial vaginosis on the response to Trichomonas vaginalis treatment among HIV-infected women
    Megan Gatski
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 87:205-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of bacterial vaginosis (BV) on the response to TV treatment among HIV+ women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and HIV-1 vaginal RNA shedding among women
    Katherine P Theall
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, SL 18, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:454-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between alcohol consumption and HIV-1 vaginal shedding...
  19. pmc Co-occurrence of Trichomonas vaginalis and bacterial vaginosis among HIV-positive women
    Megan Gatski
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:163-6. 2011
    ..0% for TV, 51.4% for BV, and 17.5% for TV/BV co-infection. Among human immunodeficiency virus+/TV+ women, the rate of BV was 61.0%. Research is needed to examine how BV affects the clinical course and treatment of T. vaginalis...
  20. pmc Patterns and predictors of multiple sexual partnerships among newly arrived Latino migrant men
    Meghan D Althoff
    Department of Epidemiology SL 18, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2416-25. 2013
    ..32 (0.17, 0.59). Interventions to reduce substance use and promote social connection are needed to prevent a potential HIV/STI epidemic in this population. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of HIV serostatus disclosure
    Megan E O'Brien
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:731-5. 2003
    ..Older age and lower CD4 cell counts were associated with disclosure...
  22. doi request reprint Elevated cervical white blood cell infiltrate is associated with genital HIV detection in a longitudinal cohort of antiretroviral therapy-adherent women
    Tara Randolph Henning
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:1543-52. 2010
    ..We sought to monitor the prevalence of genital HIV shedding in antiretroviral therapy-adherent women over time and to assess changes in the genital microenvironment...
  23. pmc Sex and drug risk behavior pre- and post-emigration among Latino migrant men in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans
    JENNIFER MILLS
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:606-13. 2013
    ..29 CI = 1.29, 30.57. Interventions that facilitate the maintenance of family cohesion and provide strategies for financial management may be useful for reducing sex and drug risk among newly arrived migrants...
  24. ncbi request reprint Patterns and correlates of discontinuation of the initial HAART regimen in an urban outpatient cohort
    Megan E O'Brien
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 34:407-14. 2003
    ..To describe the patterns and correlates of discontinuation of the initial highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) regimen in an urban, outpatient cohort of antiretroviral-naive patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with maternal-child separation among HIV-infected mothers
    Katherine P Theall
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:509-19. 2004
    ..Providing additional resources for substance use and mental health treatment may help to prevent or reduce maternal-child separation among similar populations...
  26. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of HIV serostatus to sex partners in rural Louisiana
    Hamish Mohammed
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    AIDS Care 18:S62-9. 2006
    ..Much like urban settings, disclosure is not universal, and interventions such as disclosure skills building and/or ongoing partner notification services may be needed to facilitate disclosure...
  27. doi request reprint Co-occurrence of Trichomonas vaginalis and bacterial vaginosis and vaginal shedding of HIV-1 RNA
    Danielle R Fastring
    From the Department of Epidemiology, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA Department of Public Health, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS Departments of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology and Internal Medicine, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA Department of Medicine Education Programs, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX and Department of Biostatistics, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA
    Sex Transm Dis 41:173-9. 2014
    ..Because these 2 conditions commonly co-occur, this study was undertaken to examine the association between TV/BV co-occurrence and vaginal shedding of HIV-1 RNA...
  28. doi request reprint A longitudinal assessment of occupation, respiratory symptoms, and blood lead levels among latino day laborers in a non-agricultural setting
    Felicia A Rabito
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:366-74. 2011
    ..The reliance on Latino migrant day labor in the U.S. is increasing. Prospective data on day laborers' work and health experience in non-agriculture settings are lacking and outcomes are generally restricted to injury rates...
  29. pmc Reproductive decision-making among HIV-Infected women
    Ariane Lisann Bedimo-Rung
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1600 Canal St, Suite 800, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1403-10. 2005
    ..To describe factors related to reproductive decision-making among HIV-infected women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Adherence to HAART among HIV-infected persons in rural Louisiana
    Hamish Mohammed
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:289-96. 2004
    ..Interventions to treat problem drinking are needed and may improve adherence to medication for HIV-infected persons living in rural, town, and small-city areas...
  31. doi request reprint The effect of post-traumatic stress disorder on HIV disease progression following hurricane Katrina
    Kathleen H Reilly
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    AIDS Care 21:1298-305. 2009
    ..Our findings corroborate the findings of others that PTSD accelerates HIV disease progression. Disaster planners should consider the special counseling and medication safeguards needs of HIV-infected persons...
  32. ncbi request reprint Trichomonas vaginalis among HIV-Infected women: are immune status or protease inhibitor use associated with subsequent T. vaginalis positivity?
    Manya Magnus
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:839-43. 2003
    ..The relationship between Tv and immune status and HIV viral load as affected by protease inhibitor (PI) use has not been well examined...
  33. ncbi request reprint Older partners not associated with recurrence among female teenagers infected with Chlamydia trachomatis
    Patricia Kissinger
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:144-9. 2002
    ..Chlamydia trachomatis-infected female teenagers with older partners may be less likely to discuss the infection with their partner(s) and to use condoms and therefore may be more likely to get reinfected...
  34. ncbi request reprint Estimating HIV incidence and detection rates from surveillance data
    Stephanie J Posner
    HIV AIDS Program, Louisiana Office of Public Health, Department of Health and Hospitals, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Epidemiology 15:164-72. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the functioning of a Markov model for estimating new HIV infections and HIV detection rates in Louisiana using surveillance data...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes and disease progression among patients coinfected with HIV and human T lymphotropic virus types 1 and 2
    Mark A Beilke
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:256-63. 2004
    ..In conclusion, HIV-HTLV-I/II coinfection may result in improved survival and delayed progression to AIDS, but this happens at the expense of an increased frequency of other of clinical complications...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of human papillomavirus genotypes in women from three clinical settings
    Anil K Chaturvedi
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Med Virol 75:105-13. 2005
    ..The association of several genotypes with cytologic abnormalities underscores the need for vaccines targeting a wide range of HPV types...
  37. doi request reprint The association between short interpregnancy interval and preterm birth in Louisiana: a comparison of methods
    Elizabeth J Howard
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2000, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:933-9. 2013
    ..Birth spacing is an issue that women have some control over. Educational interventions, including birth control, should be applied during prenatal visits and following delivery...
  38. ncbi request reprint The association of serum lactate dehydrogenase level with selected opportunistic infections and HIV progression
    Adeel A Butt
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 6:178-81. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association of serum lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) levels with certain opportunistic infection and to determine an association between LDH levels and CD4+ lymphocyte counts...
  39. ncbi request reprint Relationship between human T lymphotropic virus (HTLV) type 1/2 viral burden and clinical and treatment parameters among patients with HIV type 1 and HTLV-1/2 coinfection
    Mark A Beilke
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1229-34. 2007
    ..The long-term effects of coinfection are unknown, and little information exists regarding how levels of HTLV-1/2 viral burden are affected by antiretroviral medications...
  40. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between genital tract HIV-1 RNA shedding and hormonal contraceptive use in a cohort of Louisiana women
    Rebecca A Clark
    Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:870-2. 2007
  41. pmc Evaluation of the epidemiologic utility of secondary typing methods for differentiation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates
    Awewura Kwara
    Department of Tropical Medicine, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2683-5. 2003
    ..MIRU-VNTR performed slightly better than spoligotyping in reducing the number of clustered isolates and the sizes of the clusters. All epidemiologically related isolates remained clustered by MIRU-VNTR but not by spoligotyping...
  42. ncbi request reprint The impact of a brief induction on short-term continuation in a therapeutic community
    Stephanie Roahen Harrison
    Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:147-53. 2007
    ..Multivariable logistic regression analysis indicated that induction was associated with 30-day continuation. Prior treatment and court-mandated treatment were also associated with continuation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Improved recovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from children using the microscopic observation drug susceptibility method
    Richard A Oberhelman
    Department of Tropical Medicine, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal St, SL 29, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e100-6. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clustering patterns of human papillomavirus genotypes in multiple infections
    Anil K Chaturvedi
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2439-45. 2005
    ..The current method of analysis affords the opportunity to test clustering of a large number of HPV genotype/clade combinations at nominal alpha levels...
  45. ncbi request reprint Distribution of human papillomavirus type 16 variants in human immunodeficiency virus type 1-positive and -negative women
    Anil K Chaturvedi
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Gen Virol 85:1237-41. 2004
    ..These observations reflect a difference in the distribution of HPV-16 variants among HIV-positive and -negative women, indicating that HIV-positive status may lead to increased prevalence of a subset of variants...
  46. ncbi request reprint HIV-infected persons' knowledge of their sexual partners' HIV status
    Linda M Niccolai
    Yale University, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:183-9. 2002
    ..In conclusion, HIV-infected individuals have poor knowledge regarding their partners' infection status. This may influence sexual behaviors that result in increased transmission...
  47. ncbi request reprint Frequent douching and clinical outcomes among HIV-infected women
    Rebecca A Clark
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:985-90. 2007
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Reply to: Microscopy and culture for Trichomonas vaginalis: are both required?
    Rebecca A Clark
    Int J STD AIDS 18:220. 2007