Ligia Peralta

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of youth preferences for rapid and innovative human immunodeficiency virus antibody tests
    L Peralta
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, 655 W Lombard St, Suite 311, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:838-43. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Correlation between urine and cervical specimens for the detection of cervical Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae using ligase chain reaction in a cohort of HIV infected and uninfected adolescents
    L Peralta
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:87-92. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Barriers and facilitators to adolescent HIV testing
    Ligia Peralta
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:400-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Promoting identification of HIV-infected youths: borrowing concepts from the media to reduce the HIV epidemic?
    Ligia Peralta
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, 120 Penn Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Assoc Acad Minor Phys 13:41-7. 2002
  5. pmc Correlates of HIV testing history among urban youth recruited through venue-based testing in 15 US cities
    Diane M Straub
    Department of Pediatrics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:691-6. 2011
  6. pmc Association between Trichomonas vaginalis and vaginal bacterial community composition among reproductive-age women
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:807-12. 2012
  7. pmc Mobilizing communities around HIV prevention for youth: how three coalitions applied key strategies to bring about structural changes
    Kate S Chutuape
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 22:15-27. 2010
  8. pmc Methamphetamine use and risk for HIV among young men who have sex with men in 8 US cities
    Peter Freeman
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 5200 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:736-40. 2011
  9. pmc Demographic profiles of newly acquired HIV infections among adolescents and young adults in the U.S
    Anne M Sill
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:93-6. 2010
  10. pmc Evaluation of self-collected vaginal swab, first void urine, and endocervical swab specimens for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in adolescent females
    Junyong Fang
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 21:355-60. 2008

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of youth preferences for rapid and innovative human immunodeficiency virus antibody tests
    L Peralta
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, 655 W Lombard St, Suite 311, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:838-43. 2001
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  2. ncbi request reprint Correlation between urine and cervical specimens for the detection of cervical Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae using ligase chain reaction in a cohort of HIV infected and uninfected adolescents
    L Peralta
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:87-92. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Barriers and facilitators to adolescent HIV testing
    Ligia Peralta
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:400-8. 2007
    ..Early identification approaches should be tailored to increase the access to and acceptance of HIV-testing services among the adolescent and young adult populations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Promoting identification of HIV-infected youths: borrowing concepts from the media to reduce the HIV epidemic?
    Ligia Peralta
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, 120 Penn Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Assoc Acad Minor Phys 13:41-7. 2002
    ..In addition, the article describes the key elements of the social marketing initiative: 1) designing a meaningful message, 2) attaining audience credibility, and 3) mobilizing the community...
  5. pmc Correlates of HIV testing history among urban youth recruited through venue-based testing in 15 US cities
    Diane M Straub
    Department of Pediatrics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:691-6. 2011
    ..Our objective was to determine factors associated with history of HIV testing and receipt of results among a sample of urban, high-risk, sexually active adolescents in 15 US cities...
  6. pmc Association between Trichomonas vaginalis and vaginal bacterial community composition among reproductive-age women
    Rebecca M Brotman
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:807-12. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the relationship between vaginal bacterial composition and Trichomonas vaginalis...
  7. pmc Mobilizing communities around HIV prevention for youth: how three coalitions applied key strategies to bring about structural changes
    Kate S Chutuape
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 22:15-27. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Methamphetamine use and risk for HIV among young men who have sex with men in 8 US cities
    Peter Freeman
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 5200 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:736-40. 2011
    ..To examine methamphetamine use and its association with sexual behavior among young men who have sex with men...
  9. pmc Demographic profiles of newly acquired HIV infections among adolescents and young adults in the U.S
    Anne M Sill
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:93-6. 2010
    ..Three hundred forty-two HIV-positive youth were tested using a Sensitive/Less Sensitive strategy; 33% were classified as recently infected; with the majority (51%) occurring within African Americans...
  10. pmc Evaluation of self-collected vaginal swab, first void urine, and endocervical swab specimens for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in adolescent females
    Junyong Fang
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 21:355-60. 2008
    ..To assess the concordance of self-obtained vaginal swabs (SVS), first void urine samples (FVU) and provider-collected endocervical swabs (PES) for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhea (NG) in adolescents...
  11. pmc Examining differences in types and location of recruitment venues for young males and females from urban neighborhoods: findings from a multi-site HIV prevention study
    Kate S Chutuape
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5200 Eastern Avenue, MFL Building, 4th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Urban Health 86:31-42. 2009
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  12. pmc Identification of HIV-infected 12- to 24-year-old men and women in 15 US cities through venue-based testing
    William Barnes
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:273-6. 2010
    ..Racial and ethnic minority women and men who have sex with men (WSM and MSM) compose the majority of new HIV cases among adolescents and young adults...
  13. ncbi request reprint Calibration and validation of an oral fluid-based sensitive/less-sensitive assay to distinguish recent from established HIV-1 infections
    Anne M Sill
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 21:40-5. 2007
    ..However, because of the uncertainty of the performance characteristics of the serum-based S/LS assay with which it was compared, further validation of the OF LS using seroconversion sample pairs is needed...
  14. pmc Partnership selection and formation: a case study of developing adolescent health community-researcher partnerships in fifteen U.S. communities
    Diane M Straub
    Department of Pediatrics, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:489-98. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint Functional aerobic impairment in adolescents seropositive for HIV: a quasiexperimental analysis
    R E Keyser
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201 1082, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 81:1479-84. 2000
    ..To determine the degree to which cardiorespiratory insufficiency limits physical performance in adolescents seropositive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Aerobic exercise dysfunction in human immunodeficiency virus: a potential link to physical disability
    W Todd Cade
    Department of Physical Therapy and Graduate School, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Phys Ther 84:655-64. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint More than just vaginal intercourse: anal intercourse and condom use patterns in the context of "main" and "casual" sexual relationships among urban minority adolescent females
    Avril Melissa Houston
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 20:299-304. 2007
    ..casual), types of sexual behaviors (vaginal vs. anal sex), and types of contraception used among inner-city sexually experienced adolescents...
  18. pmc Psychosocial factors and substance use in high-risk youth living with HIV: a multi-site study
    Sylvie Naar-King
    Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    AIDS Care 22:475-82. 2010
    ..Social support and psychological distress were associated with TTM constructs. Interventions focusing on improving motivation and self-efficacy for healthy behaviors may reduce substance use in YLH...
  19. ncbi request reprint AIDS and Islam in America
    Kareem Ghalib
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, 120 Penn Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Assoc Acad Minor Phys 13:48-52. 2002
    ..These needs must be more fully investigated and understood in order to minimize rates of HIV transmission in these rapidly growing communities...
  20. pmc Vaginal microbiome of reproductive-age women
    Jacques Ravel
    Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:4680-7. 2011
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  21. ncbi request reprint Aerobic capacity in late adolescents infected with HIV and controls
    W Todd Cade
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, 100 Penn Street AHB 115, Baltimore, MD 21201 1082, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 5:161-9. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if aerobic capacity was diminished in late adolescents infected with HIV compared to controls matched for age, gender, and physical activity level...
  22. pmc Randomized trial to determine safety and immunogenicity of two strategies for hepatitis B vaccination in healthy urban adolescents in the United States
    Coleen K Cunningham
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke, Durham, NC, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:530-4. 2010
    ..Multiple studies have shown excellent response rates after hepatitis B immunization in youth; however, one previous study conducted in urban youth demonstrated poor responses...
  23. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive choices in HIV infected and HIV at-risk adolescent females
    M Belzer
    Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90054-0700, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:93-100. 2001
    ..Additionally, regardless of reported contraceptive use, the rates of unplanned pregnancy were unacceptably high...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of primary HIV-1 drug resistance among recently infected adolescents: a multicenter adolescent medicine trials network for HIV/AIDS interventions study
    Rolando M Viani
    University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0672, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:1505-9. 2006
    ..5%) for PIs. The prevalence of primary HIV-1 drug resistance, particularly to NNRTIs, in this group of recently infected youth was high...
  25. pmc Pharmacokinetics of antiretroviral regimens containing tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and atazanavir-ritonavir in adolescents and young adults with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Jennifer J Kiser
    University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:631-7. 2008
    ..Additional studies of the exposure-response relationships of this regimen in children, adolescents, and adults would advance our knowledge of its pharmacodynamic properties...

Research Grants7

  1. ECTOPY, HORMONAL CONTRACEPTION AND STD'S IN ADOLESCENTS
    Ligia Peralta; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..They have collaborated on the preliminary study and have experience in planning, implementing and managing successful longitudinal studies on high-risk youth. ..
  2. Adolescent Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions
    Ligia Peralta; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....