Katerina A Christopoulos

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A comparative evaluation of the process of developing and implementing an emergency department HIV testing program
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    San Francisco General Hospital HIV AIDS Division, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Implement Sci 6:30. 2011
  2. pmc Patient perspectives on the experience of being newly diagnosed with HIV in the emergency department/urgent care clinic of a public hospital
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    HIV AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e74199. 2013
  3. pmc "Taking a half day at a time:" patient perspectives and the HIV engagement in care continuum
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    HIV AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 27:223-30. 2013
  4. 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
  5. pmc Understanding patient acceptance and refusal of HIV testing in the emergency department
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    San Francisco General Hospital HIV AIDS Division, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:3. 2012
  6. pmc Testing and linkage to care outcomes for a clinician-initiated rapid HIV testing program in an urban emergency department
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    HIV AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:439-44. 2011
  7. pmc Performance of risk-based criteria for targeting acute HIV screening in San Francisco
    Shelley N Facente
    Facente Consulting, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21813. 2011
  8. pmc The effect of a "universal antiretroviral therapy" recommendation on HIV RNA levels among HIV-infected patients entering care with a CD4 count greater than 500/μL in a public health setting
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:1690-7. 2012
  9. ncbi Linkage to HIV care in San Francisco: implications of measure selection
    Moupali Das
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA and Divisions of HIV AIDS and Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 64:S27-32. 2013
  10. pmc The effect of AIDS Clinical Trials Group Protocol 5164 on the time from Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia diagnosis to antiretroviral initiation in routine clinical practice: a case study of diffusion, dissemination, and implementation
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, and Department of Medicine, 995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:1008-14. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc A comparative evaluation of the process of developing and implementing an emergency department HIV testing program
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    San Francisco General Hospital HIV AIDS Division, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Implement Sci 6:30. 2011
    ..We sought to describe the development and implementation of HIV testing programs in three EDs, assess factors shaping the adoption and evolution of specific program elements, and identify barriers and facilitators to testing...
  2. pmc Patient perspectives on the experience of being newly diagnosed with HIV in the emergency department/urgent care clinic of a public hospital
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    HIV AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e74199. 2013
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  3. pmc "Taking a half day at a time:" patient perspectives and the HIV engagement in care continuum
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    HIV AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 27:223-30. 2013
    ..The linkage to care experience laid the groundwork for subsequent retention. Interventions to support engagement in care should acknowledge that patient concerns change over time and focus on promoting shifts in perspective...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Understanding patient acceptance and refusal of HIV testing in the emergency department
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    San Francisco General Hospital HIV AIDS Division, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:3. 2012
    ..It is thought that patients who decline may be at higher risk for HIV infection, thus we sought to better understand patient acceptance and refusal of ED HIV testing...
  6. pmc Testing and linkage to care outcomes for a clinician-initiated rapid HIV testing program in an urban emergency department
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    HIV AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:439-44. 2011
    ..In summary, the addition of targeted testing to diagnostic testing increased new HIV case identification, and an HIV clinic-based team was effective at linkage to care...
  7. pmc Performance of risk-based criteria for targeting acute HIV screening in San Francisco
    Shelley N Facente
    Facente Consulting, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21813. 2011
    ..We developed criteria to identify patients in a municipal STD clinic in San Francisco who are asymptomatic but may still be likely to have acute infection...
  8. pmc The effect of a "universal antiretroviral therapy" recommendation on HIV RNA levels among HIV-infected patients entering care with a CD4 count greater than 500/μL in a public health setting
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:1690-7. 2012
    ..The effect of changing guidance on real-world patient outcomes has not been evaluated...
  9. ncbi Linkage to HIV care in San Francisco: implications of measure selection
    Moupali Das
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA and Divisions of HIV AIDS and Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 64:S27-32. 2013
    ..Such integrated data management systems would have the ability to support detailed investigation and would provide simplified data to match newly developed, cross-agency Health and Human Service measures of HIV care continuum outcomes...
  10. pmc The effect of AIDS Clinical Trials Group Protocol 5164 on the time from Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia diagnosis to antiretroviral initiation in routine clinical practice: a case study of diffusion, dissemination, and implementation
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, and Department of Medicine, 995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:1008-14. 2011
    ..Subsequently, the San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) HIV/AIDS Service performed the SFGH 5164 Initiative to disseminate and implement the findings of ACTG 5164...
  11. pmc Retention in care and connection to care among HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Africa: estimation via a sampling-based approach
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21797. 2011
    ..Yet many lost patients may have "silently" transferred and deaths shortly after the last clinic visit more likely represent limitations in clinical care rather than access to care after initial linkage...
  12. pmc Retention in care among HIV-infected patients in resource-limited settings: emerging insights and new directions
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, 995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 7:234-44. 2010
    ..Research to assess and improve retention in care for HIV-infected patients can be strengthened by incorporating novel methods such as sampling-based approaches and a causal analytic framework...
  13. pmc A qualitative study of provider thoughts on implementing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in clinical settings to prevent HIV infection
    EMILY A ARNOLD
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40603. 2012
    ..We explored how medical and service providers understand research results and plan to develop clinical protocols to prescribe, support and monitor adherence for patients on PrEP in the United States...
  14. pmc Linkage and retention in HIV care among men who have sex with men in the United States
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S214-22. 2011
    ..As is the case for HIV-infected populations in general, future research should also focus on identifying the best metrics for measuring engagement in care...
  15. doi Public health rationale for rapid nucleic acid or p24 antigen tests for HIV
    Christopher D Pilcher
    HIV AIDS Division, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:S7-15. 2010
    ..Finally, we suggest priorities in operations research that must be achieved to pave the way for the future introduction of direct rapid viral testing technologies in the HIV testing marketplace...