C L Haggerty

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Mycoplasma genitalium among women with nongonococcal, nonchlamydial pelvic inflammatory disease
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2006:30184. 2006
  2. pmc Mycoplasma genitalium: an emerging cause of pelvic inflammatory disease
    Catherine L Haggerty
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2011:959816. 2011
  3. pmc Clinical characteristics of bacterial vaginosis among women testing positive for fastidious bacteria
    C L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia 15261, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 85:242-8. 2009
  4. pmc Failure of cefoxitin and doxycycline to eradicate endometrial Mycoplasma genitalium and the consequence for clinical cure of pelvic inflammatory disease
    C L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology, 130 DeSoto Street, 516B Parran Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 84:338-42. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Evidence for a role of Mycoplasma genitalium in pelvic inflammatory disease
    Catherine L Haggerty
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 21:65-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Newest approaches to treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease: a review of recent randomized clinical trials
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:953-60. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology, pathogenesis and treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 4:235-47. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between allelic variants in cytokine genes and preeclampsia
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Magee Womens Research Institute, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:209-15. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Bacterial vaginosis and anaerobic bacteria are associated with endometritis
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto St, 516 Parran Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:990-5. 2004
  10. pmc The demographic, sexual health and behavioural correlates of Mycoplasma genitalium infection among women with clinically suspected pelvic inflammatory disease
    V L Short
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:29-31. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Mycoplasma Genitalium and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. Infection, Inflammation and Preeclampsia
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Novel Bacterial Pathogens in Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Infection, Inflammation and Preeclampsia
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Mycoplasma Genitalium and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Infection, Inflammation and Preeclampsia
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. Mycoplasma Genitalium and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2006
  8. Novel Bacterial Pathogens in Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Catherine L Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Mycoplasma genitalium among women with nongonococcal, nonchlamydial pelvic inflammatory disease
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2006:30184. 2006
    ..We detected M genitalium in 7 (14%) of the women tested: 6 (12%) in cervical specimens and 4 (8%) in endometrial specimens. We conclude that M genitalium is prevalent in the endometrium of women with nongonococcal, nonchlamydial PID...
  2. pmc Mycoplasma genitalium: an emerging cause of pelvic inflammatory disease
    Catherine L Haggerty
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2011:959816. 2011
    ..Collectively, strong evidence suggests that M. genitalium is associated with PID. Further study of M. genitalium upper genital tract infection diagnosis, treatment and long-term sequelae is warranted...
  3. pmc Clinical characteristics of bacterial vaginosis among women testing positive for fastidious bacteria
    C L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia 15261, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 85:242-8. 2009
    ..As the aetiology of bacterial vaginosis (BV) is not well understood, this study sought to determine the relationships between several fastidious microbes, BV and selected clinical characteristics of BV...
  4. pmc Failure of cefoxitin and doxycycline to eradicate endometrial Mycoplasma genitalium and the consequence for clinical cure of pelvic inflammatory disease
    C L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology, 130 DeSoto Street, 516B Parran Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 84:338-42. 2008
    ..As Mycoplasma genitalium is associated with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), we examined the efficacy of a commonly used PID antimicrobial in treating M genitalium upper genital tract infection...
  5. doi request reprint Evidence for a role of Mycoplasma genitalium in pelvic inflammatory disease
    Catherine L Haggerty
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 21:65-9. 2008
    ..This review summarizes recent evidence for M. genitalium's role in pelvic inflammatory disease and subsequent sequelae...
  6. ncbi request reprint Newest approaches to treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease: a review of recent randomized clinical trials
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:953-60. 2007
    ..Although a handful of studies have shown that monotherapies for PID achieve high rates of clinical cure, the efficacy of these regimens in treating anaerobic PID and in preventing adverse reproductive sequelae is not fully elucidated...
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology, pathogenesis and treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 4:235-47. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint Association between allelic variants in cytokine genes and preeclampsia
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Magee Womens Research Institute, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:209-15. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between cytokine genotypes and preeclampsia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bacterial vaginosis and anaerobic bacteria are associated with endometritis
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto St, 516 Parran Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:990-5. 2004
    ..Chlamydia trachomatis and/or Neisseria gonorrhoeae account for approximately one-third to one-half of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) cases. Thus, up to 70% of cases have an unknown, nongonococcal/nonchlamydial microbial etiology...
  10. pmc The demographic, sexual health and behavioural correlates of Mycoplasma genitalium infection among women with clinically suspected pelvic inflammatory disease
    V L Short
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:29-31. 2010
    ..As the demographic, behavioural and sexual risk profile of women with M genitalium-associated PID is not well understood, the characteristics of M genitalium-infected women presenting with clinically suspected PID were investigated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predictors of chronic pelvic pain in an urban population of women with symptoms and signs of pelvic inflammatory disease
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:293-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the risk profile for chronic pelvic pain (CPP) after pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Differential distribution of allelic variants in cytokine genes among African Americans and White Americans
    Roberta B Ness
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:1033-8. 2004
    ..5-fold (95% CI: 1.8, 6.6) and 2.8-fold (95% CI: 1.6, 4.9) in African Americans. Cytokine genotypes found to be more common in African-American women were consistently those that up-regulate inflammation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Risk of sequelae after Chlamydia trachomatis genital infection in women
    Catherine L Haggerty
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:S134-55. 2010
    ..trachomatis infection; better tools to measure PID and tubal damage; and studies on the natural history of repeated chlamydial infections are needed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 4:383-97. 2008
    ..Research comparing sequelae development by differing antimicrobial regimens is extremely limited, but will ultimately shape future treatment guidelines...
  15. pmc Clinical presentation of Mycoplasma genitalium Infection versus Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection among women with pelvic inflammatory disease
    Vanessa L Short
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:41-7. 2009
    ..The characteristics of nongonococcal, nonchlamydial PID have not been well described. Our objective was to examine the characteristics of Mycoplasma genitalium infection among women with clinically suspected PID...
  16. ncbi request reprint Endometritis does not predict reproductive morbidity after pelvic inflammatory disease
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:141-8. 2003
    ..We investigated the association between endometritis and reproductive morbidity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Strength and muscle quality in a well-functioning cohort of older adults: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Anne B Newman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3520 5th Avenue, Suite 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:323-30. 2003
    ..To determine whether lower lean mass and higher fat mass have independent effects on the loss of strength and muscle quality in older adults and might explain part of the effect of age...
  18. ncbi request reprint The impact of estrogen and progesterone on asthma
    Catherine L Haggerty
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:284-91; quiz 291-3, 347. 2003
    ..This paper describes evidence of a positive effect of both endogenous and exogenous estrogen and progesterone on lung function across the life span in women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Walking performance and cardiovascular response: associations with age and morbidity--the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Anne B Newman
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:715-20. 2003
    ..The long-distance corridor walk is a timed 400-meter walk test used to assess walking endurance in well-functioning men and women aged 70-79 in the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study...
  20. ncbi request reprint Lower quality of life among women with chronic pelvic pain after pelvic inflammatory disease
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:934-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate the morbidity from chronic pelvic pain after pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)...
  21. ncbi request reprint How does low back pain impact physical function in independent, well-functioning older adults? Evidence from the Health ABC Cohort and implications for the future
    Debra K Weiner
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206, USA
    Pain Med 4:311-20. 2003
    ..To determine the relationships between low back pain (LBP) frequency and intensity and self-reported and performance-based physical function in a large cohort of well-functioning older adults...
  22. pmc Mycoplasma genitalium among young, urban pregnant women
    Vanessa L Short
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2010:984760. 2010
    ..As the consequences of Mycoplasma genitalium in pregnant women are unknown, we examined the relationship between prenatal M. genitalium infection and SAB...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sleep and sleep-disordered breathing in adults with predominantly mild obstructive airway disease
    Mark H Sanders
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Montefiore University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:7-14. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Peak expiratory flow is not a quality indicator for spirometry: peak expiratory flow variability and FEV1 are poorly correlated in an elderly population
    Matthew J Hegewald
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Utah and LDS Hospital, Eighth Ave and C Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84143, USA
    Chest 131:1494-9. 2007
    ..We tested the premise that within-test variability in PEF is associated with corresponding variability in FEV(1) during a single test session...
  25. ncbi request reprint Estrogen replacement, muscle composition, and physical function: The Health ABC Study
    Dennis R Taaffe
    School of Human Movement Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1741-7. 2005
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine whether estrogen use is associated with enhanced muscle composition and, if so, whether this translates into improved strength and physical function...

Research Grants10

  1. Mycoplasma Genitalium and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Exploring the role of M. genitalium in PID is imperative to optimize diagnosis and treatment and prevent reproductive morbidity among women with nongonococcal/nonchlamydial PID. ..
  2. Infection, Inflammation and Preeclampsia
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finally, cytokine and CRP testing may prove to be effective tools for identifying women at risk for developing preeclampsia. ..
  3. Novel Bacterial Pathogens in Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Knowledge of the risk factors, clinical characteristics, treatment efficacy, and morbidity of L. sanguinegens/amnionii, A. vaginae, BVAB, and UU-2 PID will direct future clinical and public health recommendations. ..
  4. Infection, Inflammation and Preeclampsia
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, cytokine and CRP testing may prove to be effective tools for identifying women at risk for developing preeclampsia. ..
  5. Mycoplasma Genitalium and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Exploring the role of M. genitalium in PID is imperative to optimize diagnosis and treatment and prevent reproductive morbidity among women with nongonococcal/nonchlamydial PID. ..
  6. Infection, Inflammation and Preeclampsia
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, cytokine and CRP testing may prove to be effective tools for identifying women at risk for developing preeclampsia. ..
  7. Mycoplasma Genitalium and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Catherine Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Exploring the role of M. genitalium in PID is imperative to optimize diagnosis and treatment and prevent reproductive morbidity among women with nongonococcal/nonchlamydial PID. ..
  8. Novel Bacterial Pathogens in Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Catherine L Haggerty; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Knowledge of the risk factors, clinical characteristics, treatment efficacy, and morbidity of L. sanguinegens/amnionii, A. vaginae, BVAB, and UU-2 PID will direct future clinical and public health recommendations. ..