Craig R Cohen

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Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection of novel organisms associated with salpingitis, by use of 16S rDNA polymerase chain reaction
    Jennifer K Hebb
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:2109-20. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The ABCs of HIV prevention in men: associations with HIV risk and protective behaviors
    Matthew S Steele
    Program for Appropriate Technology in Health PATH, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:571-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Increased interleukin-10 in the the endocervical secretions of women with non-ulcerative sexually transmitted diseases: a mechanism for enhanced HIV-1 transmission?
    C R Cohen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6460, USA
    AIDS 13:327-32. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Human leukocyte antigen class II DQ alleles associated with Chlamydia trachomatis tubal infertility
    C R Cohen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle 98104 6460, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 95:72-7. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Immunogenetic correlates for Chlamydia trachomatis-associated tubal infertility
    Craig R Cohen
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Box 356460, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:438-44. 2003
  6. pmc Etiology of persistent tubo-ovarian abscess in Nairobi, Kenya
    Craig R Cohen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6460, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 11:45-51. 2003
  7. pmc Antiretroviral prophylaxis for HIV prevention in heterosexual men and women
    Jared M Baeten
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:399-410. 2012
  8. pmc Associations between genital tract infections, genital tract inflammation, and cervical cytobrush HIV-1 DNA in US versus Kenyan women
    Caroline Mitchell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:143-8. 2013
  9. pmc Daily acyclovir for HIV-1 disease progression in people dually infected with HIV-1 and herpes simplex virus type 2: a randomised placebo-controlled trial
    Jairam R Lingappa
    Department of Global Health, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet 375:824-33. 2010
  10. pmc Heterosexual HIV-1 transmission after initiation of antiretroviral therapy: a prospective cohort analysis
    Deborah Donnell
    Statistical Center for HIV AIDS Research and Prevention and the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Lancet 375:2092-8. 2010

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection of novel organisms associated with salpingitis, by use of 16S rDNA polymerase chain reaction
    Jennifer K Hebb
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:2109-20. 2004
    ..The finding of novel phylotypes associated with salpingitis has important implications for the etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of this important reproductive-tract disease syndrome...
  2. ncbi request reprint The ABCs of HIV prevention in men: associations with HIV risk and protective behaviors
    Matthew S Steele
    Program for Appropriate Technology in Health PATH, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:571-6. 2006
    ..To elucidate associations between beliefs in abstinence, fidelity, and condom use (the "ABCs" of preventing HIV and other sexually transmitted infections) and associated self-reported risk behaviors among Kenyan men...
  3. ncbi request reprint Increased interleukin-10 in the the endocervical secretions of women with non-ulcerative sexually transmitted diseases: a mechanism for enhanced HIV-1 transmission?
    C R Cohen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6460, USA
    AIDS 13:327-32. 1999
    ..Therefore, we performed this study to assess whether non-ulcerative STD are associated with detection of IL-10 in the female genital tract...
  4. ncbi request reprint Human leukocyte antigen class II DQ alleles associated with Chlamydia trachomatis tubal infertility
    C R Cohen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle 98104 6460, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 95:72-7. 2000
    ..To investigate epidemiologic tubal infertility risk factors and the relationship between HLA class II alleles and Chlamydia trachomatis tubal infertility...
  5. ncbi request reprint Immunogenetic correlates for Chlamydia trachomatis-associated tubal infertility
    Craig R Cohen
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Box 356460, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:438-44. 2003
    ..To understand immunogenetic mechanisms of Chlamydia trachomatis infection and tubal scarring...
  6. pmc Etiology of persistent tubo-ovarian abscess in Nairobi, Kenya
    Craig R Cohen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6460, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 11:45-51. 2003
    ..To study the microbial etiology of tubo-ovarian abscess (TOA)...
  7. pmc Antiretroviral prophylaxis for HIV prevention in heterosexual men and women
    Jared M Baeten
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:399-410. 2012
    ..Antiretroviral preexposure prophylaxis is a promising approach for preventing human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in heterosexual populations...
  8. pmc Associations between genital tract infections, genital tract inflammation, and cervical cytobrush HIV-1 DNA in US versus Kenyan women
    Caroline Mitchell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:143-8. 2013
    ..01). HIV-1 DNA shedding was associated with increased concentrations of IL-1β and IL-6 and lower secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor among US women but not Kenyan women...
  9. pmc Daily acyclovir for HIV-1 disease progression in people dually infected with HIV-1 and herpes simplex virus type 2: a randomised placebo-controlled trial
    Jairam R Lingappa
    Department of Global Health, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet 375:824-33. 2010
    ..Daily suppression of this herpes virus reduces plasma HIV-1 concentrations, but whether it delays HIV-1 disease progression is unknown. We investigated the effect of acyclovir on HIV-1 progression...
  10. pmc Heterosexual HIV-1 transmission after initiation of antiretroviral therapy: a prospective cohort analysis
    Deborah Donnell
    Statistical Center for HIV AIDS Research and Prevention and the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Lancet 375:2092-8. 2010
    ..Initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) reduces plasma HIV-1 concentrations. We aimed to assess the effect of ART use by patients infected with HIV-1 on risk of transmission to their uninfected partners...
  11. ncbi request reprint mgpB and mgpC sequence diversity in Mycoplasma genitalium is generated by segmental reciprocal recombination with repetitive chromosomal sequences
    Stefanie L Iverson-Cabral
    Department of Pathobiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Mol Microbiol 66:55-73. 2007
    ..genitalium by the mutual exchange of sequences makes this organism unique among bacterial pathogens...
  12. pmc Characteristics of HIV-1 serodiscordant couples enrolled in a clinical trial of antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV-1 prevention
    Andrew Mujugira
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e25828. 2011
    ..We describe the trial design and characteristics of the study cohort...
  13. pmc Characteristics of HIV-1 discordant couples enrolled in a trial of HSV-2 suppression to reduce HIV-1 transmission: the partners study
    Jairam R Lingappa
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e5272. 2009
    ..We describe the baseline characteristics of this cohort...
  14. ncbi request reprint Independent association of hygiene, socioeconomic status, and circumcision with reduced risk of HIV infection among Kenyan men
    Amalia S Meier
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:117-8. 2006
    ..1; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.4-19.1) and inversely associated with being circumcised (OR, 0.12; 95% CI, 0.02-0.91), but also independently associated with a combined measure of hygiene (OR, 0.41; 95% CI, 0.19-0.90)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mortality and burden of disease in a cohort of HIV-seropositive adults in Nairobi, Kenya
    Christina W Mwachari
    Centre for Respiratory Disease Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, PO Box 54840, Nairobi, Kenya
    Int J STD AIDS 15:120-6. 2004
    ..0, 95% confidence interval 1.7-5.1). These findings may help to target high-risk populations and guide OI prevention and treatment strategies including decisions regarding initiation of antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa...
  16. pmc Effect of the levonorgestrel intrauterine device on genital HIV-1 RNA shedding among HIV-1-infected women not taking antiretroviral therapy in Nairobi, Kenya
    Jenell S Coleman
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:245-8. 2013
    ..42 log10; 95% confidence interval: 0.10 to 0.75). The LNG-IUD did not increase genital HIV-1 RNA shedding after 6 months of use...
  17. pmc Intrastrain heterogeneity of the mgpB gene in Mycoplasma genitalium is extensive in vitro and in vivo and suggests that variation is generated via recombination with repetitive chromosomal sequences
    Stefanie L Iverson-Cabral
    Department of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, R and T Building, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359779, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Infect Immun 74:3715-26. 2006
    ..These observations support the hypothesis that recombination occurs between the mgpB gene and MgPar sequences and that the resulting antigenically distinct MgPa variants may contribute to immune evasion and persistence of infection...
  18. pmc Interaction between lactobacilli, bacterial vaginosis-associated bacteria, and HIV Type 1 RNA and DNA Genital shedding in U.S. and Kenyan women
    Caroline Mitchell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:13-9. 2013
    ..6; 0.40, 0.91). Vaginal Lactobacillus species were associated with lower risk of genital HIV-1 shedding, while the presence of certain BV-associated species may increase that risk...
  19. pmc Integration of HIV Care with Primary Health Care Services: Effect on Patient Satisfaction and Stigma in Rural Kenya
    Thomas A Odeny
    Family Aids Care and Education Services, Kisumu, Kenya Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    AIDS Res Treat 2013:485715. 2013
    ..37 95% CI 1.33-8.52). Integration of HIV services into primary care services was associated with significant increases in patient satisfaction in certain domains, with no negative effect on satisfaction...
  20. pmc Stigma as experienced by women accessing prevention of parent-to-child transmission of HIV services in Karnataka, India
    Lisa Rahangdale
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    AIDS Care 22:836-42. 2010
    ..Based on these formative data, PPTCT program planners should consider further research and interventions aimed at diminishing institutional and interpersonal HIV-associated stigma experienced by pregnant women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association of hormonal contraception and HIV-seroprevalence in Nairobi, Kenya
    Amy Criniti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    AIDS 17:2667-9. 2003
    ..5, 95% confidence interval 0.3-0.7) than women using DMPA. This association was most pronounced among POCP users of lower parity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Immunoepidemiologic profile of Chlamydia trachomatis infection: importance of heat-shock protein 60 and interferon- gamma
    Craig R Cohen
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:591-9. 2005
    ..This investigation supports a direct role for C. trachomatis-specific immune responses in altering the risk of infection and suggests immune correlates of protection that are potentially useful in vaccine development...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasma genitalium infection and persistence in a cohort of female sex workers in Nairobi, Kenya
    Craig R Cohen
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, CA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:274-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the risk factors for and persistence of Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) in a highly exposed female population in Kenya...
  24. ncbi request reprint Chronic diarrhoea in HIV-1-infected adults in Nairobi, Kenya: evaluation of risk factors and the WHO treatment algorithm
    Christina W Mwachari
    AIDS 17:2124-6. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Sustained changes in sexual behavior by female sex workers after completion of a randomized HIV prevention trial
    Elizabeth N Ngugi
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:588-94. 2007
    ..Behavioral interventions in female sex workers (FSWs) are associated with changes in sexual behavior and reduced rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV We examined the sustainability of such interventions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pneumonia in urban-dwelling HIV-infected women: a case-control study in Nairobi, Kenya
    Jeremy Penner
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:223-8. 2003
    ..5; 95% CI, 1.1-2.1) remained at increased risk of pneumonia. If confirmed by prospective investigation, these findings could help identify persons and subpopulations of HIV-infected women with the greatest risk of pneumonia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection on treatment outcome of acute salpingitis
    Nelly R Mugo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
    Obstet Gynecol 107:807-12. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 infection on treatment outcome of laparoscopically verified acute salpingitis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association between Mycoplasma genitalium and acute endometritis
    Craig R Cohen
    Lancet 359:765-6. 2002
    ..02). Our results suggest that infection with M genitalium is strongly associated with acute endometritis in this population...
  29. ncbi request reprint Bacterial vaginosis: risk factors among Kenyan women and their male partners
    Elizabeth A Bukusi
    Kenya Medical Research Institute, Center for Microbiology Research, Nairobi, Kenya
    Sex Transm Dis 33:361-7. 2006
    ..To simultaneously examine associations of bacterial vaginosis (BV) with potential risk factors in both the female and her male partner...
  30. ncbi request reprint Safety, acceptability, and tolerability of 3 topical microbicides among heterosexual Kenyan men
    Elizabeth A Bukusi
    Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:423-8. 2007
    ..To compare the acceptability, tolerability, and safety of 3 topical microbicide formulations (62% ethyl alcohol in emollient gel and 0.1% and 0.4% benzalkonium chloride on a sanitary wipe) for use on male genitalia...
  31. doi request reprint Probiotics: potential to prevent HIV and sexually transmitted infections in women
    Michael Bolton
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:214-25. 2008
    ..If results from such a trial demonstrate efficacy, future studies should be designed to determine whether a probiotic can significantly lower the risk for HIV and STIs in at-risk female populations...
  32. doi request reprint Sexual identity and risk of HIV/STI among men who have sex with men in Nairobi
    Anjali Sharma
    Centre for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    Sex Transm Dis 35:352-4. 2008
  33. ncbi request reprint Diarrheal disease among HIV-infected adults in Karnataka, India: evaluation of risk factors and etiology
    Marissa L Becker
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Department of Community Health Sciences, and Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:718-22. 2007
    ..Important risk factors for diarrhea were identified. Protection by TMP/SMX reinforces the importance of prophylaxis. These data suggest that treatment with an antibiotic and anti-parasitic medication may be effective...
  34. ncbi request reprint Infectious correlates of HIV-1 shedding in the female upper and lower genital tracts
    Jenell S Coleman
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS 21:755-9. 2007
    ..To determine the effects of vaginal, cervical, and endometrial infections on shedding of HIV-1 RNA in the female genital tract...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sex preparation and diaphragm acceptability in sex work in Nairobi, Kenya
    Anjali Sharma
    Centre for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenyatta National Hospital, PO Box 19464 00202, Nairobi, Kenya
    Sex Health 3:261-8. 2006
    ..Currently, contraceptive diaphragm users are advised to leave the diaphragm in situ without concomitant use of other intravaginal substances for at least 6 h after intercourse...