Matthew Golden

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Innovative approaches to the prevention and control of bacterial sexually transmitted infections
    Matthew R Golden
    Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359777, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:513-40. 2005
  2. pmc Use of a home-use test to diagnose HIV infection in a sex partner: a case report
    David A Katz
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:440. 2012
  3. pmc Failure of serosorting to protect African American men who have sex with men from HIV infection
    Matthew R Golden
    Public Health Seattle King County, Seattle, WA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:659-64. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Partner management for gonococcal and chlamydial infection: expansion of public health services to the private sector and expedited sex partner treatment through a partnership with commercial pharmacies
    M R Golden
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for AIDS and STD, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:658-65. 2001
  5. doi request reprint Expedited partner therapy: moving from research to practice
    Matthew R Golden
    Public Health Seattle, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:320-2. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) Western blot confirmatory testing among men testing positive for HSV-2 using the focus enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in a sexually transmitted disease clinic
    Matthew R Golden
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:771-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Ongoing risk behavior among persons with HIV in medical care
    Matthew R Golden
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:726-35. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Peer referral for HIV case-finding among men who have sex with men
    Matthew R Golden
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for AIDS and STD, Public Health Seattle and King County, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    AIDS 20:1961-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a population-based program of expedited partner therapy for gonorrhea and chlamydial infection
    Matthew R Golden
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:598-603. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV partner counseling and referral services: finally getting beyond the name
    Matthew R Golden
    Public Health, Seattle and King County, and the Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S84-5. 2007

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Innovative approaches to the prevention and control of bacterial sexually transmitted infections
    Matthew R Golden
    Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359777, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:513-40. 2005
    ....
  2. pmc Use of a home-use test to diagnose HIV infection in a sex partner: a case report
    David A Katz
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:440. 2012
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of an individual diagnosed with HIV using a home-use test with a sex partner...
  3. pmc Failure of serosorting to protect African American men who have sex with men from HIV infection
    Matthew R Golden
    Public Health Seattle King County, Seattle, WA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:659-64. 2012
    ..The extent to which serosorting protects African American (AA) and Hispanic men who have sex with men (MSM) is unknown...
  4. ncbi request reprint Partner management for gonococcal and chlamydial infection: expansion of public health services to the private sector and expedited sex partner treatment through a partnership with commercial pharmacies
    M R Golden
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for AIDS and STD, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:658-65. 2001
    ..Public health partner notification (PN) services currently affect only a small minority of patients with gonorrhea or chlamydial infection and new approaches to PN are needed...
  5. doi request reprint Expedited partner therapy: moving from research to practice
    Matthew R Golden
    Public Health Seattle, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:320-2. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) Western blot confirmatory testing among men testing positive for HSV-2 using the focus enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in a sexually transmitted disease clinic
    Matthew R Golden
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:771-7. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Ongoing risk behavior among persons with HIV in medical care
    Matthew R Golden
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:726-35. 2007
    ..These findings demonstrate the persistence of high-risk behavior among persons with HIV, a rapid increase in the use of the Internet among MSM to find sex partners, and provide direct evidence for serosorting among MSM...
  8. ncbi request reprint Peer referral for HIV case-finding among men who have sex with men
    Matthew R Golden
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for AIDS and STD, Public Health Seattle and King County, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    AIDS 20:1961-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a health department-based peer referral program for identifying previously undiagnosed cases of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a population-based program of expedited partner therapy for gonorrhea and chlamydial infection
    Matthew R Golden
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:598-603. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV partner counseling and referral services: finally getting beyond the name
    Matthew R Golden
    Public Health, Seattle and King County, and the Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S84-5. 2007
  11. doi request reprint An evaluation of HIV partner counseling and referral services using new disposition codes
    Matthew R Golden
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:95-101. 2009
    ..New Centers for Disease Control recommendations suggest that all persons with newly diagnosed HIV receive partner counseling and referral services (PCRS)...
  12. doi request reprint A controlled study of the effectiveness of public health HIV partner notification services
    Matthew R Golden
    Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    AIDS 23:133-5. 2009
    ..45%, odds ratio = 2.5, 95% confidence interval = 1.6-3.9)...
  13. doi request reprint HIV serosorting in men who have sex with men: is it safe?
    Matthew R Golden
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Center for AIDS and STD, 400 Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:212-8. 2008
    ..Serosorting is the practice of preferentially having sex with partners of concordant HIV status or of selectively using condoms with HIV-discordant partners...
  14. ncbi request reprint The legal status of patient-delivered partner therapy for sexually transmitted infections in the United States: a national survey of state medical and pharmacy boards
    Matthew R Golden
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:112-4. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to define the legal status of patient-delivered partner therapy (PDPT) in the United States...
  15. ncbi request reprint Positive predictive value of Gen-Probe APTIMA Combo 2 testing for Neisseria gonorrhoeae in a population of women with low prevalence of N. gonorrhoeae infection
    Matthew R Golden
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1387-90. 2004
    ..4%; 95% confidence interval, 95.1%-98.8%). Routine confirmatory testing of specimens with positive AC2 gonorrhea test results is not indicated...
  16. ncbi request reprint Support among persons infected with HIV for routine health department contact for HIV partner notification
    Matthew R Golden
    The Center for AIDS and STD and the Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:196-202. 2003
    ..In contrast to common public perceptions, these results suggest that most persons with HIV support health departments routinely contacting people after HIV diagnosis and that many want assistance with PN...
  17. pmc Pilot study of COBAS PCR and ligase chain reaction for detection of rectal infections due to Chlamydia trachomatis
    Matthew R Golden
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, and Public Health Seattle and King County STD Program, Seattle, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2174-5. 2003
    ..Chlamydiae were detected by one or more procedures in 22 of 186 specimens. All three PCR tests were positive for 17 specimens, all of which also tested positive by LCR...
  18. ncbi request reprint Partner notification for HIV and STD in the United States: low coverage for gonorrhea, chlamydial infection, and HIV
    Matthew R Golden
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Box 359777, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:490-6. 2003
    ..Little is known about the scope of current public health partner-notification (PN) activities in the United States...
  19. ncbi request reprint HIV partner notification in the United States: a national survey of program coverage and outcomes
    Matthew R Golden
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:709-12. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to define the scope and case-finding success of HIV partner notification (PN) in the United States...
  20. ncbi request reprint Failure of family-planning referral and high interest in advanced provision emergency contraception among women contacted for STD partner notification
    Matthew R Golden
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for AIDS and STD, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Box 359777, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Contraception 69:241-6. 2004
    ..Few data are available on the risk of unintended pregnancy in women with STD or how contraceptive services can be integrated into STD control activities...
  21. ncbi request reprint Importance of sex partner HIV status in HIV risk assessment among men who have sex with men
    Matthew R Golden
    Public Health Seattle and King County, and Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:734-42. 2004
    ..These risk criteria might be effectively used to triage MSM into more intensive prevention interventions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Update on syphilis: resurgence of an old problem
    Matthew R Golden
    Division of Infectious Diseases, the Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 290:1510-4. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Trends in evaluation for sexually transmitted infections among HIV-infected people, King County, Washington
    Erin Kahle
    Public Health, Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:940-6. 2007
    ..To assess clinician sexual risk assessment and sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening rates in a large cohort of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients in King County, Washington...
  24. ncbi request reprint Scale-up and case-finding effectiveness of an HIV partner services program in Cameroon: an innovative HIV prevention intervention for developing countries
    Catherine Henley
    From the The Policy and Research Group, New Orleans, LA Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services, Baptist Center, Nkwen, Bamenda, North West Region, Cameroon Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services, McCall, Idaho University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Center for AIDS and STD, Seattle, WA Division of InfectiousDiseases, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC and The Hill Group, Bellingham, WA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:909-14. 2013
    ..Small randomized trials suggest that HIV PS can be effective in identifying persons with undiagnosed HIV infection. However, the scalability and effectiveness of HIV PS in low-income countries are unknown...
  25. ncbi request reprint Targeted screening for primary HIV infection through pooled HIV-RNA testing in men who have sex with men
    Joanne Stekler
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    AIDS 19:1323-5. 2005
    ..3%) had detectable antibody and RNA, and seven out of 3439 antibody-negative specimens (0.2%) had HIV RNA. Targeted screening for primary infection through pooled RNA testing in MSM is a useful addition to HIV case finding...
  26. doi request reprint The association between lack of circumcision and HIV, HSV-2, and other sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men
    Damon R Jameson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, 404 E Harrison St 301, Seattle, WA 98102, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:147-52. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship between circumcision and HIV, herpes simplex virus type-2 (HSV-2), syphilis, urethral gonorrhea, and urethral chlamydia among MSM stratified by anal sexual role...
  27. ncbi request reprint Rescreening for gonorrhea and chlamydial infection through the mail: a randomized trial
    Rachel Sparks
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:113-6. 2004
    ..Rescreening patients after treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis or Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection has had high yield but low rates of participation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of MDMA and associated club drugs in the Seattle area
    Caleb Banta-Green
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1295-315. 2005
    ..Some data point to a relationship between MDMA use and risky behaviors including unprotected sex. Implications for prevention, intervention, and treatment are discussed...
  29. doi request reprint Awareness and use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among attendees of a seattle gay pride event and sexually transmitted disease clinic
    Elizabeth Anne Barash
    Department of HIV AIDS Epidemiology, Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:689-91. 2010
    ..Overall, 44% reported that they would take PrEP every day if it helped prevent HIV. There was no association between sexual risk behavior and interest in taking PrEP...
  30. pmc HIV serosorting as a harm reduction strategy: evidence from Seattle, Washington
    Susan Cassels
    Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, Box 353412, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    AIDS 23:2497-506. 2009
    ....
  31. pmc Internet and email use among STD clinic patients
    Karen E Mark
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98122, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:960-5. 2008
    ..Little data exist on Internet and email use among STD clinic patients for research and clinical care communication...
  32. doi request reprint Stable sexual risk behavior in a rapidly changing risk environment: findings from population-based surveys of men who have sex with men in Seattle, Washington, 2003-2006
    Timothy W Menza
    Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:319-29. 2011
    ..While the emergence of the Internet as a venue through which men meet partners demonstrates that sexual risk among MSM remains highly dynamic, our findings suggest that sexual risk behavior among MSM is currently stable...
  33. pmc Persistence of racial differences in attitudes toward homosexuality in the United States
    Sara Nelson Glick
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:516-23. 2010
    ..Stigma may mediate some of the observed disparity in HIV infection rates between black and white men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Increasing public health partner services for human immunodeficiency virus: results of a second national survey
    David A Katz
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:469-75. 2010
    ..Recent US national efforts taken to prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection have emphasized HIV case-finding, including partner services (PS)...
  35. pmc Why the wait? Delayed HIV diagnosis among men who have sex with men
    Kimberly M Nelson
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Box 351525, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
    J Urban Health 87:642-55. 2010
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the reliability of HIV partner notification disposition coding by disease intervention specialists in the United States
    David A Katz
    Department of Epidemiology, International AIDS Research and Training Program, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359909, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:459-62. 2009
    ..The reliability of CDC HIV partner notification (PN) disposition codes has not been evaluated...
  37. pmc HIV testing in a high-incidence population: is antibody testing alone good enough?
    Joanne D Stekler
    Departments of Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:444-53. 2009
    ..However, antibody tests have longer "window periods" after HIV acquisition than do nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs)...
  38. pmc Age- and gender-specific estimates of partnership formation and dissolution rates in the Seattle sex survey
    Sara J Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Center for AIDS and STD, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9thAve, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:308-17. 2010
    ..Partnership formation and dissolution rates are primary determinants of sexually transmitted infection (STI) transmission dynamics...
  39. pmc Prediction of HIV acquisition among men who have sex with men
    Timothy W Menza
    Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:547-55. 2009
    ..To develop and validate an easy-to-use prediction model for HIV acquisition among men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  40. pmc Antiretroviral therapy use among HIV-infected men who have sex with men attending a sexually transmitted diseases clinic
    Julia C Dombrowski
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:524-7. 2010
    ..Sexually transmitted disease clinics may be an important venue in which to identify persons who are not taking ART. Treating these persons could help diminish HIV transmission...
  41. ncbi request reprint HIV among African-born persons in the United States: a hidden epidemic?
    Roxanne P Kerani
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:102-6. 2008
    ..Although a large proportion of HIV diagnoses in Western Europe occur in African-born persons, analyses of US HIV surveillance data do not routinely assess the proportion of diagnoses occurring in African-born US residents...
  42. ncbi request reprint Interest in a methamphetamine intervention among men who have sex with men
    Timothy W Menza
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:209-14. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint A national survey of clinic sexual histories for sexually transmitted infection and HIV screening
    Ann E Kurth
    Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington UW School of Nursing, Seattle, Washington 98195 7266, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:370-6. 2005
    ..Optimal elements of a sexual history for sexually transmitted infection (STI) and HIV risk assessment remain undefined...
  44. pmc Performance of a new, rapid assay for detection of Trichomonas vaginalis
    Ann Kurth
    University of Washington Center for AIDS and STDs, Box 359931, 325 9th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2940-3. 2004
    ..4% [P = 0.04]) but was less specific (98.6% versus 100% [P = 0.001]). The XenoStrip rapid assay is well suited for use in settings with a moderately high prevalence of T. vaginalis infection, particularly when microscopy is not practical...
  45. ncbi request reprint Primary HIV infection education: knowledge and attitudes of HIV-negative men who have sex with men attending a public health sexually transmitted disease clinic
    Joanne Stekler
    Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Center for AIDS Research, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:123-6. 2006
    ..Until more individuals with PHI seek evaluation, the public health impact of RNA testing is likely to be small...
  46. ncbi request reprint A comparison between audio computer-assisted self-interviews and clinician interviews for obtaining the sexual history
    Ann E Kurth
    Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7266, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:719-26. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to compare reporting between audio computer-assisted self-interview (ACASI) and clinician-administered sexual histories...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of expedited treatment of sex partners on recurrent or persistent gonorrhea or chlamydial infection
    Matthew R Golden
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:676-85. 2005
    ..Many sex partners of persons with gonorrhea or chlamydial infections are not treated, which leads to frequent reinfections and further transmission...
  48. ncbi request reprint Rising rates of syphilis in the era of syphilis elimination
    Roxanne P Kerani
    Public Health Seattle and King County STD Program, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:154-61. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the impact of syphilis control activities in King County, Washington...
  49. ncbi request reprint Screening for acute HIV infection: lessons learned
    Joanne Stekler
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:459-61. 2007
    ..We present cases to illustrate unusual instances of acute HIV screening, which include "window period" testing and the discovery of low-level HIV RNA...
  50. ncbi request reprint Unsafe sexual behavior and correlates of risk in a probability sample of men who have sex with men in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Devon D Brewer
    Department of Medicine and the Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, and Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA www interscientific net contact html
    Sex Transm Dis 33:250-5. 2006
    ..To assess the levels and correlates of potential exposure to and transmission of HIV in a contemporary, community-based probability sample of men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Selective testing criteria for gonorrhea among young women screened for Chlamydial infection: contribution of race and geographic prevalence
    Lisa E Manhart
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:731-7. 2007
    ..Selective screening criteria have been widely implemented for genital Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) infections but have rarely been developed for Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) infection...
  52. ncbi request reprint Spatial bridges for the importation of gonorrhea and chlamydial infection
    Roxanne P Kerani
    Center for AIDS and STD, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:742-9. 2003
    ..2% of study participants had both local and geographically distant sex partners in the 60 days before diagnosis. Individuals who served as spatial bridges were of higher socioeconomic status and older than other patients...
  53. pmc Biological and demographic causes of high HIV and sexually transmitted disease prevalence in men who have sex with men
    Steven M Goodreau
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:458-62. 2007
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Partner notification for gonococcal and chlamydial infections in men who have sex with men: success is underestimated by traditional disposition codes
    Timothy W Menza
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seatle, Washington, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:84-90. 2008
    ..However, the validity of traditional PN disposition codes is not known, possibly leading to overly pessimistic assessments of PN outcomes...
  55. ncbi request reprint Concurrent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in sex partners of patients with selected STIs: implications for patient-delivered partner therapy
    Joanne Stekler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:787-93. 2005
    ..Some partners who receive PDPT may forgo clinical evaluation, resulting in missed opportunities for the diagnosis and treatment of comorbid conditions...
  56. ncbi request reprint Demographic, behavioral, and clinical characteristics of men with nongonococcal urethritis differ by etiology: a case-comparison study
    Catherine M Wetmore
    Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Department of Global Health, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:180-6. 2011
    ..Nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) is common, yet up to 50% of cases have no defined etiology. The extent to which risk profiles and clinical presentations of pathogen-associated and idiopathic cases differ is largely unknown...
  57. pmc Determinants of recent HIV infection among Seattle-area men who have sex with men
    Hanne Thiede
    Public Health Seattle and King County, 400 Yesler Way, 3rd Floor, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S157-64. 2009
    ..We sought to identify HIV-infection risk factors related to partner selection and sexual behaviors with those partners among men who have sex with men (MSM) in King County, Washington...
  58. pmc Enhanced molecular typing of treponema pallidum: geographical distribution of strain types and association with neurosyphilis
    Christina M Marra
    Departments of Neurology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:1380-8. 2010
    ..Strain typing is a tool for determining the diversity and epidemiology of infections...
  59. pmc Idiopathic urethritis in young men in the United States: prevalence and comparison to infections with known sexually transmitted pathogens
    Catherine M Wetmore
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:463-72. 2009
    ..We estimated the prevalence of urethritis among young men in the United States and compared correlates of idiopathic cases to correlates of detected infections with sexually transmitted pathogens...
  60. ncbi request reprint Patient-delivered partner therapy for sexually transmitted diseases as practiced by U.S. physicians
    Matthew Hogben
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:101-5. 2005
    ..S. physicians practice patient-delivered partner therapy (PDPT), which is the practice of giving patients diagnosed with curable sexually transmitted infections medication to give to their sex partners...
  61. ncbi request reprint Expedited partner therapy for sexually transmitted diseases
    Matthew R Golden
    Clin Infect Dis 41:630-3. 2005
  62. ncbi request reprint Expanding the spectrum of pathogens in urethritis: implications for presumptive therapy?
    Lisa E Manhart
    Clin Infect Dis 45:872-4. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Editorial: HIV partner notification: a neglected prevention intervention
    Matthew R Golden
    Sex Transm Dis 29:472-5. 2002