J Baillargeon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of the healthy survivor effect among male and female Hanford workers
    J Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 78284 7802, USA
    Am J Ind Med 35:343-7. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Demographic correlates of body size changes in children undergoing treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center UTHSCSA, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:793-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C seroprevalence among newly incarcerated inmates in the Texas correctional system
    J Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78284 7802, USA
    Public Health 117:43-8. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint The association of psychiatric disorders and HIV infection in the correctional setting
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78284 7802, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:606-12. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The infectious disease profile of Texas prison inmates
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78284 7802, USA
    Prev Med 38:607-12. 2004
  6. pmc The association of neoplasms and HIV infection in the correctional setting
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78284 7802, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 15:348-51. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in the Texas prison system
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78284 7802, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:e92-5. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The association of body mass index and prostate-specific antigen in a population-based study
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78284 7802, USA
    Cancer 103:1092-5. 2005
  9. pmc Transient hyperglycemia in Hispanic children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:960-3. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Therapy-related changes in body size in Hispanic children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Cancer 103:1725-9. 2005

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Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of the healthy survivor effect among male and female Hanford workers
    J Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 78284 7802, USA
    Am J Ind Med 35:343-7. 1999
    ..Understanding this phenomenon is integral to the accurate assessment of exposure effects in occupational cohorts. To date, scarce information has been published on the descriptive characteristics of the healthy survivor effect...
  2. ncbi request reprint Demographic correlates of body size changes in children undergoing treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center UTHSCSA, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:793-6. 2007
    ..The goal of the present study was to examine demographic correlates of body mass index (BMI) changes over time from diagnosis through chemotherapy for children with B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C seroprevalence among newly incarcerated inmates in the Texas correctional system
    J Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78284 7802, USA
    Public Health 117:43-8. 2003
    ..Given that most inmates held in alternative facilities will return to the general community in a short period of time, understanding the HCV infection rates in these subgroups holds particular public health relevance...
  4. ncbi request reprint The association of psychiatric disorders and HIV infection in the correctional setting
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78284 7802, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:606-12. 2003
    ..The present study examined the association of six major psychiatric disorders with HIV infection in one of the nation's largest prison populations...
  5. ncbi request reprint The infectious disease profile of Texas prison inmates
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78284 7802, USA
    Prev Med 38:607-12. 2004
    ..Scarce information, however, exists on the overall infectious disease profile of inmate populations. The present study examined the prevalence of major infectious diseases in one of the nation's largest prison populations...
  6. pmc The association of neoplasms and HIV infection in the correctional setting
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78284 7802, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 15:348-51. 2004
    ..It will be important for future investigators to examine the association between HIV infection and cancer risk with sufficiently large study cohorts and appropriate longitudinal designs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in the Texas prison system
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78284 7802, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:e92-5. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The association of body mass index and prostate-specific antigen in a population-based study
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78284 7802, USA
    Cancer 103:1092-5. 2005
    ..One possible link between body mass index (BMI) and prostate carcinoma prognosis may be disease ascertainment. Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is widely used to screen for prostate carcinoma...
  9. pmc Transient hyperglycemia in Hispanic children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:960-3. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the incidence of and risk factors for transient hyperglycemia during induction chemotherapy in Hispanic pediatric patients diagnosed with B-Precursor ALL...
  10. ncbi request reprint Therapy-related changes in body size in Hispanic children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Cancer 103:1725-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine changes over time in body mass index (BMI) from diagnosis through chemotherapy for pediatric patients with B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...
  11. ncbi request reprint L-asparaginase as a marker of chemotherapy dose modification in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, 78229, USA
    Cancer 104:2858-61. 2005
    ..The objective of the current study was to compare chemotherapy dose modifications in obese (a body mass index [BMI] > 95%) and nonobese (a BMI < or = 95%) pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Obesity, adipokines, and prostate cancer (review)
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Int J Oncol 28:737-45. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Obesity, adipokines, and prostate cancer in a prospective population-based study
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, 78284 7802, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1331-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to examine the association of obesity and the adipokines leptin, adiponectin, and interleukin-6 (IL-6) with prostate cancer risk and aggressiveness...
  14. ncbi request reprint Obesity and survival in a cohort of predominantly Hispanic children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center, UTHSCSA, Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 28:575-8. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) infection in south Texas children
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284, USA
    J Med Virol 67:542-8. 2002
    ..Future investigations of larger study samples will be necessary to develop an understanding of specific routes and risk factors of HHV-8 transmission among children in south Texas...
  16. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral prescribing patterns in the Texas prison system
    J Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78284 7802, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 31:1476-81. 2000
    ..In view of the elevated rate of HIV infection in correctional settings, it will be important to continue to document the pharmacotherapy patterns among prison inmates, both during and following incarceration...
  17. ncbi request reprint Compliance with antidepressant medication among prison inmates with depressive disorders
    J Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, 78284 7802, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:1444-6. 2000
    ..The results also suggest that correctional administrators may wish to target younger inmates and women with interventions to improve medication compliance...
  18. ncbi request reprint Anti-depressant prescribing patterns for prison inmates with depressive disorders
    J Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78284 7802, USA
    J Affect Disord 63:225-31. 2001
    ..Although prison inmates are reported to exhibit elevated rates of depressive disorders, little is known about anti-depressant prescribing patterns in correctional institutions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic prescribing patterns in the Texas prison system
    J Baillargeon
    University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284 7802, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 29:48-53. 2001
    ..Understanding such prescribing patterns is integral to the efficient and cost-effective planning of correctional mental health care...
  20. ncbi request reprint Determinants of HIV-related survival among Texas prison inmates
    J Baillargeon
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 13:355-61. 1999
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  21. ncbi request reprint Immunologic predictors of HIV-related survival among Texas prison inmates
    J Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 14:183-7. 2000
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  22. ncbi request reprint HIV Seroprevalence among newly incarcerated inmates in the Texas correctional system
    Z H Wu
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 11:342-6. 2001
    ..Given the shorter incarceration periods for inmates held in alternative facilities, understanding how infection rates vary according to type of incarceration facility holds particular public health relevance...
  23. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in AIDS-related survival
    J Baillargeon
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 13:17-22. 1999
    ..These findings indicate that previously estimated survival trajectories have persisted through the mid-1990s, even when defining survival from clinical indicators other than AIDS diagnosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Distinct distribution of rare US genotypes of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) in South Texas: implications for KSHV epidemiology
    Y J Zhang
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900, USA
    J Infect Dis 183:125-9. 2001
    ..These findings indicate that C3/M KSHV genotypes are more prevalent in South Texas (50%) than in other US regions (3%) and that M form KSHV likely existed in this region long before the AIDS epidemic...
  25. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection among blood donors from Texas
    J Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 11:512-8. 2001
    ..In view of the etiologic role of KSHV for several malignancies, it would be important for future studies to directly assess the risk of KSHV transmission via blood transfusion...
  26. doi request reprint Risk of reincarceration among prisoners with co-occurring severe mental illness and substance use disorders
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 37:367-74. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to identify the factors associated with criminal recidivism among released prisoners with co-occurring disorders...
  27. pmc Predictors of reincarceration and disease progression among released HIV-infected inmates
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:389-94. 2010
    ..Our findings, although substantially limited by selection bias, highlight the importance of developing discharge planning programs to improve linkage to community-based HIV care and reduce recidivism among released HIV-infected inmates...
  28. doi request reprint Psychiatric disorders and repeat incarcerations: the revolving prison door
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:103-9. 2009
    ..The authors examined this association in a retrospective cohort study of the nation's largest state prison system...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessment of 54 biomarkers for biopsy-detectable prostate cancer
    Dipen J Parekh
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78284 7802, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1966-72. 2007
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  30. pmc Performance of two commercial glycoprotein G-based enzyme immunoassays for detecting antibodies to herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2 in children and young adolescents
    Charles T Leach
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 9:1124-5. 2002
    ..In 128 similarly aged patients, the HerpeSelect ELISA (Focus Technologies) showed sensitivities of 80% for HSV-1 and 88% for HSV-2, and specificities of 97% for HSV-1 and 100% for HSV-2...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evidence of a diverse T cell receptor repertoire for acetylcholine receptor, the autoantigen of myasthenia gravis
    Anthony J Infante
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive MC 7790, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Autoimmun 21:167-74. 2003
    ..We conclude there is only limited evidence for restricted TCR repertoire usage in human MG and suggest this may be due to the inability of HLA-DR molecules to select for restricted TCR recognition of AChR epitopes...
  32. pmc Parole revocation among prison inmates with psychiatric and substance use disorders
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1516-21. 2009
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  33. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders and suicide in the nation's largest state prison system
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston TX 77555, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 37:188-93. 2009
    ..8, CI = 5.8-32.9). These findings highlight the importance of maintaining suicide prevention programs in correctional settings, with particular emphasis on screening and monitoring of patients with severe psychiatric disorders...
  34. pmc Accessing antiretroviral therapy following release from prison
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Mail Route 1007, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    JAMA 301:848-57. 2009
    ..The extent to which HIV-infected inmates experience ART interruption following release from prison is unknown...
  35. ncbi request reprint End-stage liver disease in a state prison population
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:808-13. 2007
    ..Information on the epidemiology of end-stage liver disease (ESLD) in US correctional populations is limited. We examined the prevalence, mortality and clinical characteristics of ESLD in the nation's second largest state prison system...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association of polymorphisms in TGFB1 and prostate cancer prognosis
    Timothy C Brand
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
    J Urol 179:754-8. 2008
    ..Because of the role of TGFB1 in prostate cancer and progression, we hypothesized that polymorphisms of TGFB1 at C-509T may be associated with prostate cancer risk and/or more aggressive tumors...
  37. doi request reprint Semaphorin 3B and 3F single nucleotide polymorphisms are associated with prostate cancer risk and poor prognosis
    Joke Beuten
    Department of Cellular and Structural Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    J Urol 182:1614-20. 2009
    ..Each gene has a single nucleotide polymorphism that results in a nonsynonymous coding change, rs2071203 (SEMA3B) and rs1046956 (SEMA3F), as well as noncoding single nucleotide polymorphisms...
  38. doi request reprint Medical emergency department utilization patterns among uninsured patients with psychiatric disorders
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:808-11. 2008
    ..This study examined medical emergency department utilization for patterns among uninsured patients with psychiatric disorders...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effects of smokeless tobacco and tumor promoters on cell population growth and apoptosis of B lymphocytes infected with epstein-barr virus types 1 and 2
    H B Jenson
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, 78284, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 160:171-82. 1999
    ..The absence of significant effects with NNK and NNN suggests that these properties reside with other compounds present in tobacco extracts...
  40. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of the healthy worker effect
    J Baillargeon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284-7802, USA
    Occup Med 16:359-66. 2001
    ..Continuing to document the HWE and its changes over time is essential to the proper interpretation of exposure effects in occupational cohorts in general, and in nuclear cohorts in particular...
  41. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of growth abnormalities in children with 18q deletions
    D E Hale
    Departments of Pediatrics and Cellular and Structural Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:4450-4. 2000
    ..Short stature and poor growth are common features of individuals with 18q deletions. GH deficiency is common in this cohort of patients and probably plays a role in the short stature seen in many of the affected individuals...
  42. pmc Chronic liver disease mortality among male prison inmates in Texas, 1989-2003
    Amy Jo Harzke
    Correctional Managed Care Division, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1412-9. 2009
    ..The secondary objective was to examine patterns of recorded underlying, intervening, and contributing causes of death for CLD-related deaths...
  43. pmc Hepatocellular carcinoma prevalence and mortality in a male state prison population
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:120-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to examine the prevalence and mortality of HCC in the nation's largest state prison system...
  44. ncbi request reprint Comparison of nucleic acid amplification tests and culture techniques in the detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis in victims of suspected child sexual abuse
    Nancy D Kellogg
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 17:331-9. 2004
    ..2) To compare Ligase Chain Reaction (LCR), Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), and culture methods in the detection of chlamydia and gonorrhea infection among prepubertal and adolescent girls referred for sexual abuse evaluations...
  45. doi request reprint Trends in pleural biopsies between 1996 and 2006 at a tertiary medical center
    Muralikrishna Gopal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0561, USA
    Am J Med Sci 339:345-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the trends in the type of pleural biopsies performed between 1996 and 2006 and to assess the diagnostic sensitivity of the 3 aforementioned types of pleural biopsy...
  46. ncbi request reprint Adiposity, the metabolic syndrome, and breast cancer in African-American and white American women
    David P Rose
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, Texas 78284 7802, USA
    Endocr Rev 28:763-77. 2007
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  47. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among adolescents in detention
    Rita M Bair
    Departments of Pediatrics and Family Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:1015-8. 2005
    ..To assess the prevalence and correlates of hepatitis C virus infection in a sample of detained adolescents...

Research Grants2

  1. Obesity in Hispanic Children with Leukemia
    Jacques Baillargeon; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. Psychiatric barriers to outpatient care in released HIV-infected offenders
    Jacques Baillargeon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....