A van der Straten

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Managing HIV among serodiscordant heterosexual couples: serostatus, stigma and sex
    A van der Straten
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco 94105, USA
    AIDS Care 10:533-48. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behaviors among heterosexual HIV serodiscordant couples in the era of post-exposure prevention and viral suppressive therapy
    A van der Straten
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 94105, USA
    AIDS 14:F47-54. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of diaphragm use as a potential sexually transmitted disease/HIV prevention method in Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, 74 New Montgomery Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:64-71. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Vaginal ring adherence in sub-Saharan Africa: expulsion, removal, and perfect use
    Elizabeth T Montgomery
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International Research Triangle Institute, 114 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104 3812, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1787-98. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Concurrent sexual partnerships among individuals in HIV sero-discordant heterosexual couples
    A Eaton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 20:679-82. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint High acceptability of a vaginal ring intended as a microbicide delivery method for HIV prevention in African women
    A van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1775-86. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Discrepancies in diagnosis of incident HIV infection between antibody- and DNA-based tests in a phase III prevention trial in southern Africa
    E T Montgomery
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 23:649-52. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint HIV-specific IgG in cervicovaginal secretions of exposed HIV-uninfected female sexual partners of HIV-infected men
    K Buchacz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 17:1689-93. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Counsellors' perspectives on the experience of providing HIV counselling in Kenya and Tanzania: the Voluntary HIV-1 Counselling and Testing Efficacy Study
    O A Grinstead
    University of California, San Francisco, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, 74 New Montgomery, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS Care 12:625-42. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Introducing diaphragms into the mix: what happens to male condom use patterns?
    Samuel F Posner
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease, Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, 4770 Buford Highway MS K 20, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:443-9. 2005

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Managing HIV among serodiscordant heterosexual couples: serostatus, stigma and sex
    A van der Straten
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco 94105, USA
    AIDS Care 10:533-48. 1998
    ..These altruistic activities, which also included participation in research, helped to transcend external and internalized stigma. Implications for developing interventions for HIV-serodiscordant couples are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behaviors among heterosexual HIV serodiscordant couples in the era of post-exposure prevention and viral suppressive therapy
    A van der Straten
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 94105, USA
    AIDS 14:F47-54. 2000
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  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of diaphragm use as a potential sexually transmitted disease/HIV prevention method in Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, 74 New Montgomery Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:64-71. 2005
    ..Women who are the most vulnerable to sexually transmitted diseases/HIV are often unable to consistently use condoms. One potential alternative method currently under investigation is the diaphragm...
  4. ncbi request reprint Vaginal ring adherence in sub-Saharan Africa: expulsion, removal, and perfect use
    Elizabeth T Montgomery
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International Research Triangle Institute, 114 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104 3812, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1787-98. 2012
    ..The findings suggest that adherence to VR use in the context of HIV prevention trials in these communities should be high, thereby enabling more accurate assessment of an active microbicide safety and efficacy...
  5. doi request reprint Concurrent sexual partnerships among individuals in HIV sero-discordant heterosexual couples
    A Eaton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 20:679-82. 2009
    ..In conclusion, more frequent HIV testing may complement increased attention to communication, disclosure and condom use in this population that is especially vulnerable to acquiring and transmitting HIV infection...
  6. ncbi request reprint High acceptability of a vaginal ring intended as a microbicide delivery method for HIV prevention in African women
    A van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1775-86. 2012
    ..The ring appeared to be highly acceptable for women and men. Initial concerns with this novel method suggest a need for enhanced product counseling when VRs are introduced...
  7. doi request reprint Discrepancies in diagnosis of incident HIV infection between antibody- and DNA-based tests in a phase III prevention trial in southern Africa
    E T Montgomery
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 23:649-52. 2012
    ..The source of this discrepancy may have been due to inadequate specimen volume, filter paper or DNA extraction procedures, but were most likely due to storage conditions that have been reported as acceptable in other settings...
  8. ncbi request reprint HIV-specific IgG in cervicovaginal secretions of exposed HIV-uninfected female sexual partners of HIV-infected men
    K Buchacz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 17:1689-93. 2001
    ..However, it appears unlikely that HIV-specific cervicovaginal antibodies play a major role in protection from HIV infection in this EU population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Counsellors' perspectives on the experience of providing HIV counselling in Kenya and Tanzania: the Voluntary HIV-1 Counselling and Testing Efficacy Study
    O A Grinstead
    University of California, San Francisco, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, 74 New Montgomery, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS Care 12:625-42. 2000
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Introducing diaphragms into the mix: what happens to male condom use patterns?
    Samuel F Posner
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease, Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, 4770 Buford Highway MS K 20, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:443-9. 2005
    ..Introducing the diaphragm increased the overall proportion of protected acts. The proportion of acts where a male condom was used did not change. Female condoms use declined because concurrent use with the diaphragm is not possible...
  11. ncbi request reprint "Come back when you're dying:" the commodification of AIDS among California's urban poor
    Johanna Crane
    Department of Medical Anthropology, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:1115-27. 2002
    ..Within such an economy, an HIV or AIDS diagnosis may actually operate as a commodity...
  12. doi request reprint Consistent condom use in married Zimbabwean women after a condom intervention
    Lisa Callegari
    Department of Obstretrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of San Francisco, California, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:624-30. 2008
    ..Condom use to prevent HIV in Africa has increased in nonmarital sexual encounters but remains low within marriage. Married women of reproductive age, however, are at high risk of HIV...
  13. doi request reprint Probiotics: potential to prevent HIV and sexually transmitted infections in women
    Michael Bolton
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:214-25. 2008
    ..If results from such a trial demonstrate efficacy, future studies should be designed to determine whether a probiotic can significantly lower the risk for HIV and STIs in at-risk female populations...
  14. doi request reprint Consistent use of a combination product versus a single product in a safety trial of the diaphragm and microbicide in Harare, Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Women s Global Health Imperative, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Contraception 77:435-43. 2008
    ..We examined the use and acceptability of a combination product (diaphragm and gel) compared to a single product (gel) during a 6-month safety trial in Zimbabwe...
  15. doi request reprint Female condom uptake and acceptability in Zimbabwe
    Sue Napierala
    Women s Global Health Imperative, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:121-34. 2008
    ..Though FC may not be the preferred method for the majority of women, with access, proper education, and promotion they may be a valuable option for some Zimbabwean women...
  16. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled safety trial of the diaphragm and cellulose sulfate microbicide gel in sexually active women in Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Department of Ob Gyn, University of California San Francisco, Women s Global Health Imperative, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Contraception 76:389-99. 2007
    ..Cellulose sulfate (CS) is an antimicrobial and contraceptive agent. We assessed its safety when used alone or with the diaphragm in Harare, Zimbabwe...
  17. ncbi request reprint The importance of discreet use of the diaphragm to Zimbabwean women and their partners
    Mi Suk Kang
    UZ UCSF Collaborative Research Programme in Women s Health, Harare, Zimbabwe
    AIDS Behav 11:443-51. 2007
    ..However, many were concerned that use without partner approval could lead to marital problems. Discreet use should be considered in development of barrier methods and in diaphragm promotion, if proven effective against HIV/STI...
  18. ncbi request reprint Barrier method preferences and perceptions among Zimbabwean women and their partners
    Jessica Buck
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 30 East Huron 4601, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:415-22. 2005
    ..Female condoms were least preferred because of obviousness and partial coverage of outer-genitalia that interfered with sexual pleasure...
  19. pmc Diaphragm and lubricant gel for prevention of HIV acquisition in southern African women: a randomised controlled trial
    Nancy S Padian
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Lancet 370:251-61. 2007
    ..We assessed the effect of provision of latex diaphragm, lubricant gel, and condoms (intervention), compared with condoms alone (control) on HIV seroincidence in women in South Africa and Zimbabwe...
  20. ncbi request reprint Early age of first sex: a risk factor for HIV infection among women in Zimbabwe
    Audrey E Pettifor
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS 18:1435-42. 2004
    ..To explore the relationship between early age of coital debut (15 years of age or younger) and risk for HIV infection among sexually active urbanized Zimbabwean women...