Caroline M Mitchell

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Comparison of oral and vaginal metronidazole for treatment of bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy: impact on fastidious bacteria
    Caroline M Mitchell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 9:89. 2009
  2. pmc Detection of hydrogen peroxide-producing Lactobacillus species in the vagina: a comparison of culture and quantitative PCR among HIV-1 seropositive women
    Jennifer E Balkus
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 359909, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:188. 2012
  3. pmc Cross-contamination during processing of dried blood spots used for rapid diagnosis of HIV-1 infection of infants is rare and avoidable
    Caroline Mitchell
    University of Washington, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195, United States
    J Virol Methods 163:489-91. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Transaminitis after treatment with clomiphene citrate: a case report
    Caroline Mitchell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Box 356460, Seattle, WA 98195 6460, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:437-8. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Bacterial vaginosis, not HIV, is primarily responsible for increased vaginal concentrations of proinflammatory cytokines
    Caroline M Mitchell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:667-71. 2008
  6. pmc Estimating volume of cervicovaginal secretions in cervicovaginal lavage fluid collected for measurement of genital HIV-1 RNA levels in women
    Caroline Mitchell
    University of Washington, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Ave, Box 359865, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:735-6. 2011
  7. pmc Detection of fastidious vaginal bacteria in women with HIV infection and bacterial vaginosis
    Caroline Mitchell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, P O Box 356460, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2009:236919. 2009
  8. pmc Changes in the vaginal microenvironment with metronidazole treatment for bacterial vaginosis in early pregnancy
    Caroline Mitchell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1817-24. 2009
  9. pmc Changes in vaginal bacterial concentrations with intravaginal metronidazole therapy for bacterial vaginosis as assessed by quantitative PCR
    David N Fredricks
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:721-6. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and clinical associations among veiled East African women in Washington State
    Susan D L Reed
    Public Health Services Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:206-13. 2007

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Comparison of oral and vaginal metronidazole for treatment of bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy: impact on fastidious bacteria
    Caroline M Mitchell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 9:89. 2009
    ..Both oral and intravaginal metronidazole can be used to treat bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy, but little is known about the impact of different routes of antibiotic administration on concentrations of fastidious vaginal bacteria...
  2. pmc Detection of hydrogen peroxide-producing Lactobacillus species in the vagina: a comparison of culture and quantitative PCR among HIV-1 seropositive women
    Jennifer E Balkus
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 359909, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:188. 2012
    ..We assessed the concordance of H(2)O(2)-producing Lactobacillus detected by culture with quantitative PCR (qPCR) detection of Lactobacillus species commonly assumed to be H(2)O(2)-producers...
  3. pmc Cross-contamination during processing of dried blood spots used for rapid diagnosis of HIV-1 infection of infants is rare and avoidable
    Caroline Mitchell
    University of Washington, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195, United States
    J Virol Methods 163:489-91. 2010
    ..This study outlines procedures that minimize false-positive results for nested PCR of HIV-1 DNA from DBS...
  4. ncbi request reprint Transaminitis after treatment with clomiphene citrate: a case report
    Caroline Mitchell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Box 356460, Seattle, WA 98195 6460, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:437-8. 2007
    ..Clomiphene citrate is widely used to induce ovulation in infertile women with anovulation. The manufacturer reports transaminitis as a possible side effect, but no case reports were found on a literature search...
  5. doi request reprint Bacterial vaginosis, not HIV, is primarily responsible for increased vaginal concentrations of proinflammatory cytokines
    Caroline M Mitchell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:667-71. 2008
    ..005). Neither HIV nor BV was associated with changes in IL-6 or IL-8. HIV does not have a major impact on vaginal concentrations of proinflammatory cytokines when controlling for the presence of bacterial vaginosis...
  6. pmc Estimating volume of cervicovaginal secretions in cervicovaginal lavage fluid collected for measurement of genital HIV-1 RNA levels in women
    Caroline Mitchell
    University of Washington, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Ave, Box 359865, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:735-6. 2011
    ..Thirty-eight women provided 275 cervicovaginal specimens. The estimated median volume of cervicovaginal fluid was 0.51 ml (interquartile range, 0.33, 0.69)...
  7. pmc Detection of fastidious vaginal bacteria in women with HIV infection and bacterial vaginosis
    Caroline Mitchell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, P O Box 356460, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2009:236919. 2009
    ..Fastidious bacteria have been associated with bacterial vaginosis (BV) using PCR methods. We assessed the prevalence of these bacteria in HIV-1 infected women and their relationship with vaginal pH and shedding of HIV-1 RNA...
  8. pmc Changes in the vaginal microenvironment with metronidazole treatment for bacterial vaginosis in early pregnancy
    Caroline Mitchell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1817-24. 2009
    ..We examined whether oral or vaginal metronidazole treatment for BV in early pregnancy was more effective in restoring the normal vaginal environment...
  9. pmc Changes in vaginal bacterial concentrations with intravaginal metronidazole therapy for bacterial vaginosis as assessed by quantitative PCR
    David N Fredricks
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:721-6. 2009
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  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and clinical associations among veiled East African women in Washington State
    Susan D L Reed
    Public Health Services Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:206-13. 2007
    ..This could in part explain the high prevalence of fatigue, musculoskeletal complaints, and depressive symptoms in this population...
  11. pmc Effect of sexual debut on vaginal microbiota in a cohort of young women
    Caroline M Mitchell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1306-13. 2012
    ..Bacterial vaginosis is uncommon in women who are virgins. We estimated effects of sexual debut on vaginal bacterial colonization...
  12. doi request reprint Inadequate prenatal care and risk of preterm delivery among adolescents: a retrospective study over 10 years
    Katherine E Debiec
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:122.e1-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether inadequate prenatal care is associated with increased risk of preterm birth among adolescents...
  13. pmc Diminished human immunodeficiency virus type 1 DNA yield from dried blood spots after storage in a humid incubator at 37 degrees C compared to -20 degrees C
    Caroline Mitchell
    University of Washington, Seattle Children s Hospital Research Institute, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:2945-9. 2008
    ..29). We conclude that exposure of DBS to 37 degrees C and high humidity impaired the recovery of HIV-1 DNA from DBS, whereas DNA recovery was preserved when DBS were stored frozen...