Catherine L Haggerty

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi 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
  2. doi 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
  3. pmc Racial variation in toll-like receptor variants among women with pelvic inflammatory disease
    Brandie D Taylor
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto St, 513 Parran Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Infect Dis 207:940-6. 2013
  4. 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
  5. pmc Microbial correlates of delayed care for pelvic inflammatory disease
    Brandie D Taylor
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:434-8. 2011
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Variants in toll-like receptor 1 and 4 genes are associated with Chlamydia trachomatis among women with pelvic inflammatory disease
    Brandie D Taylor
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Infect Dis 205:603-9. 2012
  10. pmc The role of Chlamydia trachomatis polymorphic membrane proteins in inflammation and sequelae among women with pelvic inflammatory disease
    Brandie D Taylor
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2011:989762. 2011

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Publications32

  1. doi 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...
  2. doi 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...
  3. pmc Racial variation in toll-like receptor variants among women with pelvic inflammatory disease
    Brandie D Taylor
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto St, 513 Parran Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Infect Dis 207:940-6. 2013
    ..Racial disparities exist in gynecological diseases. Variations in Toll-like receptor (TLR) genes may alter signaling following microbial recognition...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Microbial correlates of delayed care for pelvic inflammatory disease
    Brandie D Taylor
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:434-8. 2011
    ..We studied the microbial correlates of time to care and long-term outcomes among pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) patients, as delayed care may increase the risk for reproductive sequelae...
  6. 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)...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Variants in toll-like receptor 1 and 4 genes are associated with Chlamydia trachomatis among women with pelvic inflammatory disease
    Brandie D Taylor
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Infect Dis 205:603-9. 2012
    ..Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are involved in the innate immune response. We examined whether TLR variants are associated with Chlamydia trachomatis infection among women with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)...
  10. pmc The role of Chlamydia trachomatis polymorphic membrane proteins in inflammation and sequelae among women with pelvic inflammatory disease
    Brandie D Taylor
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2011:989762. 2011
    ..Seropositivity to chlamydial PmpA may represent a biomarker of increased risk of sequelae secondary to infection with C. trachomatis...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Cross-sectional analysis of Toll-like receptor variants and bacterial vaginosis in African-American women with pelvic inflammatory disease
    Brandie D Taylor
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 90:563-6. 2014
    ..TLR variants have been implicated in infectious and inflammatory diseases and may be involved in BV pathogenesis. We conducted a cross-sectional study to determine if TLR variants are associated with BV...
  13. doi request reprint Fetal sex and race modify the predictors of fetal growth
    Simone A Reynolds
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15261, USA
    Matern Child Health J 19:798-810. 2015
    ..Our study provides evidence that the associations of pre-pregnancy BMI and smoking are not constant across sex and race. This finding may be relevant to sex and race differences in neonatal and long term health outcomes. ..
  14. 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...
  15. 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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  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Does bacterial vaginosis cause pelvic inflammatory disease?
    Brandie Depaoli Taylor
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:117-22. 2013
    ..In addition, a causal association between BV and PID has not been established. Prospective studies are needed to further delineate the role of BV in PID, with particular focus on individual BV-associated organisms...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  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. 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...
  23. pmc Serum leptin measured in early pregnancy is higher in women with preeclampsia compared with normotensive pregnant women
    Brandie D Taylor
    From the Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health B D T, J M R, C L H, and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences J M R, University of Pittsburgh, PA Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station B D T University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston R B N Section for Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark J O Danish Centre for Neonatal Screening, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Immunology and Genetics, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark D M H, K S Magee Womens Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA J M R, C L H and Department of Clinical and Translational Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA J M R
    Hypertension 65:594-9. 2015
    ..0276). Leptin concentrations are higher in women with preeclampsia compared with normotensive controls and may mediate some of the relationship between body mass index and preeclampsia. ..
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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)...
  27. doi request reprint Frequency of Chlamydia trachomatis-specific T cell interferon-γ and interleukin-17 responses in CD4-enriched peripheral blood mononuclear cells of sexually active adolescent females
    Romina Barral
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    J Reprod Immunol 103:29-37. 2014
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  28. doi request reprint Relationship of selected bacterial vaginosis-associated bacteria to Nugent score bacterial vaginosis among urban women early in pregnancy
    Deborah B Nelson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:721-3. 2013
    ..had the highest sensitivity. Atopobium spp. levels had the most significant area under the curve. ..
  29. doi request reprint Newborns of preeclamptic women show evidence of sex-specific disparity in fetal growth
    Simone A Reynolds
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Gend Med 9:424-35. 2012
    ..We considered that a sex-specific relationship may exist between preeclampsia and reduced fetal growth...
  30. 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...
  31. pmc Management of Chlamydia trachomatis genital tract infection: screening and treatment challenges
    Brandie D Taylor
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Infect Drug Resist 4:19-29. 2011
    ..Studies should focus on delineating the natural history of recurrent infections, paying particular attention to treatment failures. Furthermore, alternatives to screening, such as vaccines, should continue to be explored...
  32. 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
    ....