A R Katz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hawaii
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sexually transmitted disease (STD) update: a review of the CDC 2010 STD treatment guidelines and epidemiologic trends of common STDs in Hawai'i
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, USA
    Hawaii J Med Public Health 71:68-73. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Neisseria gonorrhoeae with high-level resistance to azithromycin: case report of the first isolate identified in the United States
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:841-3. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the clinical presentation and treatment of 353 cases of laboratory-confirmed leptospirosis in Hawaii, 1974-1998
    A R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1834-41. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Cancer epidemiology in the freely associated U.S. Pacific Island jurisdictions: challenges and methodologic issues
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, USA
    Pac Health Dialog 11:84-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Dentists' preparedness for responding to bioterrorism: A survey of Hawaii dentists
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Bums School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Biomedical Sciences Building, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:461-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Hawaii veterinarians' bioterrorism preparedness needs assessment survey
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1960 East West Road, Biomedical Sciences Building, Room D204, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Vet Med Educ 33:612-7. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Hawaii physician and nurse bioterrorism preparedness survey
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 21:404-13. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Investigation of a cluster of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia cases among heterosexual Micronesians living on Oahu
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Biomedical Sciences Building, Room D104 M, 1960 East West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Community Health 34:357-60. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Neisseria meningitidis urethritis: a case report highlighting clinical similarities to and epidemiological differences from gonococcal urethritis
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:439-41. 2011
  10. pmc Leptospirosis in Hawaii, USA, 1999-2008
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Biomedical Sciences Building, Rm D104M, 1960 East West Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:221-6. 2011

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Publications29

  1. pmc Sexually transmitted disease (STD) update: a review of the CDC 2010 STD treatment guidelines and epidemiologic trends of common STDs in Hawai'i
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, USA
    Hawaii J Med Public Health 71:68-73. 2012
    ..We also cover epidemiologic trends for common STDs in Hawai'i...
  2. doi request reprint Neisseria gonorrhoeae with high-level resistance to azithromycin: case report of the first isolate identified in the United States
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:841-3. 2012
    ..This report discusses the epidemiologic case investigation, the molecular studies of resistance-associated mutations and N. gonorrhoeae multiantigen sequence typing, and challenges posed by emerging gonococcal antimicrobial resistance...
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the clinical presentation and treatment of 353 cases of laboratory-confirmed leptospirosis in Hawaii, 1974-1998
    A R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1834-41. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Cancer epidemiology in the freely associated U.S. Pacific Island jurisdictions: challenges and methodologic issues
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, USA
    Pac Health Dialog 11:84-7. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Dentists' preparedness for responding to bioterrorism: A survey of Hawaii dentists
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Bums School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Biomedical Sciences Building, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:461-7. 2006
    ..The authors conducted a survey of dentists in Hawaii to assess their knowledge of, perceived readiness for and willingness to respond to bioterrorist (BT) events...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hawaii veterinarians' bioterrorism preparedness needs assessment survey
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1960 East West Road, Biomedical Sciences Building, Room D204, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Vet Med Educ 33:612-7. 2006
    ..Additional bioterrorism preparedness training should be made available, both in the form of continuing educational offerings for practicing veterinarians and as a component of the curriculum in veterinary schools...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hawaii physician and nurse bioterrorism preparedness survey
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 21:404-13. 2006
    ..However, most published bioterrorism preparedness surveys focus on gathering information related to self-assessed knowledge or perceived needs and abilities...
  8. doi request reprint Investigation of a cluster of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia cases among heterosexual Micronesians living on Oahu
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Biomedical Sciences Building, Room D104 M, 1960 East West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Community Health 34:357-60. 2009
    ..Micronesians in Hawaii represent an at-risk population for adverse health indices including sexually transmitted diseases, based on their socioeconomic status...
  9. doi request reprint Neisseria meningitidis urethritis: a case report highlighting clinical similarities to and epidemiological differences from gonococcal urethritis
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:439-41. 2011
    ..Culture results identified Neisseria meningitidis. This case report highlights the clinical similarities and differing epidemiology of these Neisseria urethritides...
  10. pmc Leptospirosis in Hawaii, USA, 1999-2008
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Biomedical Sciences Building, Rm D104M, 1960 East West Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:221-6. 2011
    ..Also, during the past 20 years, recreational exposures have plateaued, while occupational exposures have increased. Ongoing surveillance is needed to clarify and track the dynamic epidemiology of this widespread zoonosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of chlamydial and gonorrheal infections among females in a juvenile detention facility, Honolulu, Hawaii
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Community Health 29:265-9. 2004
    ..gonorrhoeae. Three females were co-infected with both organisms. The high STD rates justify the institution of a routine screening program for this high risk and previously underserved group...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessing age-related risk for gonococcal and chlamydial infections among females in Hawaii, 2001: a comparison of morbidity rates with screening test positivity
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:188-91. 2004
    ..This study compared morbidity rates with screening test positivity for gonorrhea and chlamydia to better define age-related STD risk among females in Hawaii...
  13. ncbi request reprint "Probable" versus "confirmed" leptospirosis: an epidemiologic and clinical comparison utilizing a surveillance case classification
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:196-203. 2003
    ..quot; The objective of this study was to provide data to refine the current surveillance case classifications...
  14. ncbi request reprint False-positive gonorrhea test results with a nucleic acid amplification test: the impact of low prevalence on positive predictive value
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:814-9. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of serology and isolates for the identification of infecting leptospiral serogroups in Hawaii, 1979-1998
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 8:639-42. 2003
    ..In establishing the prevalence of serogroups, results obtained via MAT serology (in the absence of serogrouped isolates) should be considered presumptive rather than definitive...
  16. ncbi request reprint Leptospirosis in Hawaii, 1974-1998: epidemiologic analysis of 353 laboratory-confirmed cases
    Alan R Katz
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 66:61-70. 2002
    ..This series represents the first large U.S. leptospirosis surveillance report since 1979. With leptospirosis recently being identified as a re-emerging zoonosis, continued national surveillance and case reporting should be reconsidered...
  17. doi request reprint Characteristics of women who sought emergency contraception at a university-based women's health clinic
    Jared W Parrish
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, HI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:22.e1-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify unique characteristics for seeking emergency contraception (EC) among sexually active unmarried women who attended a university-based women's health clinic (WHC)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Survey of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriage in healthy college students, Hawai'i
    Jennifer E Morita
    Department of Microbiology, Kapi olani Community College, Honolulu, HI 96816, USA
    Hawaii Med J 66:213-5. 2007
    ..Additional testing of a larger group of healthy individuals would be beneficial in assessing factors associated with CA-MRSA and Methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) carriage in Hawai'i...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cancer in Micronesia
    Neal A Palafox
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Pac Health Dialog 11:78-83. 2004
    ..Recommended are jurisdiction-specific plans that outline the steps and resources needed to establish or improve local cancer registries; expand cancer awareness and screening activities; and improve diagnostic and treatment capacity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Using social norms theory to explain perceptions and sexual health behaviors of undergraduate college students: an exploratory study
    Kristen Scholly
    University Health Services, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 96822, USA
    J Am Coll Health 53:159-66. 2005
    ..Although no changes in reported beliefs or practices were apparent at the end of a 9-month intervention period, longer or modified interventions may be needed to make a fair assessment of the efficacy of this approach...
  21. ncbi request reprint Leptospirosis on Oahu: an outbreak associated with flooding of a university campus
    Kate Gaynor
    Disease Outbreak Control Division, Hawaii State Department of Health, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:882-5. 2007
    ..Health care providers should maintain a high level of suspicion for leptospirosis after flooding events, and local public health officials should promote leptospirosis awareness among flood-affected populations...
  22. pmc Evaluation of eight rapid screening tests for acute leptospirosis in Hawaii
    Paul V Effler
    Epidemiology Branch, Communicable Disease Division, Hawaii State Department of Health, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1464-9. 2002
    ..Improved leptospirosis screening tests are needed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Are remnant-like particles independent predictors of coronary heart disease incidence? The Honolulu Heart study
    Claudia Imke
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:1718-22. 2005
    ..This is the first long-term prospective investigation of the relationship between remnant-like particles and a cardiovascular disease outcome in healthy men...
  24. pmc Underrecognition of leptospirosis during a dengue fever outbreak in Hawaii, 2001-2002
    Tania Ellis
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Manoa, Hawaii, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:541-7. 2008
    ..Physicians should maintain a high index of suspicion for leptospirosis when assessing patients presenting with acute febrile illness among residents and visitors to Hawaii...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in hiv disease progression: a comparison of Asian/Pacific Islanders and Whites living in Hawaii
    Sheri M Shimizu
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:262-7. 2006
    ..To characterize the association of demographic factors with the relative hazards (RH) of developing AIDS or death among HIV-infected individuals of Asian/Pacific Islander (API) ethnicity and Whites...
  26. pmc Agreement between maternal self-reported ethanol intake and tobacco use during pregnancy and meconium assays for fatty acid ethyl esters and cotinine
    Chris Derauf
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI 96826, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:705-9. 2003
    ..04, 0.00). No mother reporting ethanol intake during the third trimester had detectable FAEE. Findings support the need for additional refinement and validation of the use of FAEE as a biomarker for maternal ethanol intake...
  27. ncbi request reprint The role of epidemiology in graduate medical education
    Alan R Katz
    Hawaii Med J 61:102-3. 2002
  28. ncbi request reprint Ciprofloxacin resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae: trends in Hawaii, 1997-2002
    Alan R Katz
    Lancet 362:495. 2003
  29. pmc Urinary tract infections and acupuncture
    Alan R Katz
    Am J Public Health 93:702; author reply 702-3. 2003