S H Vermund

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections among HIV infected and HIV uninfected high-risk youth in the REACH study. Reaching for Excellence in Adolescent Care and Health
    S H Vermund
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 2170, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:49-56. 2001
  2. pmc Risk of HIV/AIDS in China: subpopulations of special importance
    H Z Qian
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Blvd Ryals 443A, Birmingham, AL 35294 2200, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 81:442-7. 2005
  3. pmc Behavioural risk factors for HIV/AIDS in a low-HIV prevalence Muslim nation: Bangladesh
    L Gibney
    School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 10:186-94. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh: an assessment of biomedical risk factors for transmission
    L Gibney
    Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 10:338-46. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Thailand: physicians' attitudes on zidovudine use, pregnancy termination, and willingness to provide care
    J S Stringer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 2170, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 21:217-22. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Mother-to-child HIV transmission prevention in Thailand: physician zidovudine use and willingness to provide care
    M P Bhatta
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, BBRB 206, 845 19th Street South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 2170, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 14:404-10. 2003
  7. pmc Prevalence of infectious diseases in Bangladeshi women living adjacent to a truck stand: HIV/STD/hepatitis/genital tract infections
    L Gibney
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and International Health, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 77:344-50. 2001
  8. pmc Association of misconceptions about HIV transmission and discriminatory attitudes in rural China
    H Z Qian
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    AIDS Care 19:1283-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost-effective use of nevirapine to prevent vertical HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa
    J S Stringer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 24:369-77. 2000
  10. pmc Relative accuracy of nucleic acid amplification tests and culture in detecting Chlamydia in asymptomatic men
    H Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:3927-37. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections among HIV infected and HIV uninfected high-risk youth in the REACH study. Reaching for Excellence in Adolescent Care and Health
    S H Vermund
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 2170, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:49-56. 2001
    ..High infection rates at baseline suggest that prevention-oriented programs for risk reduction among adolescents should focus on both HIV infected and at-risk, uninfected youth...
  2. pmc Risk of HIV/AIDS in China: subpopulations of special importance
    H Z Qian
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Blvd Ryals 443A, Birmingham, AL 35294 2200, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 81:442-7. 2005
    ..To describe the HIV/AIDS epidemic in mainland China...
  3. pmc Behavioural risk factors for HIV/AIDS in a low-HIV prevalence Muslim nation: Bangladesh
    L Gibney
    School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 10:186-94. 1999
    ..This proximity will only be a risk factor, however, if high-risk contacts occur between nationals of these countries...
  4. ncbi request reprint HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh: an assessment of biomedical risk factors for transmission
    L Gibney
    Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 10:338-46. 1999
    ..While certain socio-cultural factors may be contributing to low levels of HIV in Bangladesh, the prevalence of biomedical and behavioural risk factors suggest the importance of implementing targeted cost-effective interventions now...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Thailand: physicians' attitudes on zidovudine use, pregnancy termination, and willingness to provide care
    J S Stringer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 2170, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 21:217-22. 1999
    ..Physician education concerning the value of HIV screening and antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected pregnant women is needed urgently in Thailand...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mother-to-child HIV transmission prevention in Thailand: physician zidovudine use and willingness to provide care
    M P Bhatta
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, BBRB 206, 845 19th Street South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 2170, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 14:404-10. 2003
    ..However, availability and affordability remained major barriers to more widespread antiretroviral use in 1999...
  7. pmc Prevalence of infectious diseases in Bangladeshi women living adjacent to a truck stand: HIV/STD/hepatitis/genital tract infections
    L Gibney
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and International Health, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 77:344-50. 2001
    ..This study examines HIV/hepatitis/STD and other genital tract infections in women living near Tejgaon truck stand in Dhaka, Bangladesh...
  8. pmc Association of misconceptions about HIV transmission and discriminatory attitudes in rural China
    H Z Qian
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    AIDS Care 19:1283-7. 2007
    ..Higher score of misconception and being older and married independently predicted stronger discriminatory attitude. Intervention programs with focus on eliminating misconceptions about HIV transmission may reduce stigma...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost-effective use of nevirapine to prevent vertical HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa
    J S Stringer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 24:369-77. 2000
    ..To assess the cost-effectiveness of alternative strategies of nevirapine (NVP) administration to prevent vertical HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa...
  10. pmc Relative accuracy of nucleic acid amplification tests and culture in detecting Chlamydia in asymptomatic men
    H Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:3927-37. 2001
    ..Our findings indicate that PCR and LCR are significantly more sensitive than culture, while the three tests have similar specificities...
  11. ncbi request reprint Douching practices among HIV infected and uninfected adolescents in the United States
    S H Vermund
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 2170, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:80-6. 2001
    ..To characterize sexual behaviors and sociodemographic factors that are associated with douching among geographically diverse adolescent women with and without HIV infection...
  12. pmc Virologic and immunologic determinants of heterosexual transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 in Africa
    S A Allen
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 17:901-10. 2001
    ..FTM and MTF transmission rates were similar. These data suggest gender-specific differences in the biology of heterosexual transmission...
  13. pmc Sexually transmitted diseases in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    J R Schwebke
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, 35294 0006, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 9:354-8. 1998
    ..No patients were infected with HIV. STDs are a significant problem in Mongolia. Improved control efforts are urgently needed to prevent the emergence of HIV...
  14. ncbi request reprint Viral latency--the papillomavirus model
    T R Broker
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294-0005, USA
    Dev Biol (Basel) 106:443-51; discussion 452-3, 465-75. 2001
    ..Their prevalence elicits a caution that latent HPV DNA may be present in primary human epithelial tissues...
  15. ncbi request reprint Perinatal HIV transmission: developing country considerations
    R L Goldenberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0024, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 12:149-58. 2002
    ..In developing countries, reduction in maternal-child transmission is feasible, but will require substantial additional resources and a well-functioning obstetric care system...
  16. ncbi request reprint Motorcycle taxi drivers and sexually transmitted infections in a Peruvian Amazon City
    M Paris
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294-0007, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:11-3. 2001
    ..5%. CONCLUSIONS: Motorcycle taxi drivers are a major means of public transportation in Iquitos, Peru, have high personal risks for sexually transmitted disease, and interface often with at-risk persons...
  17. ncbi request reprint Opportunities to improve prevention and services for HIV-infected women in nonurban Alabama and Mississippi
    T D Moon
    College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 28:279-81. 2001
    ..Given the continued sexual activity of these women, more focus on preventing transmission from persons who are already infected is warranted...
  18. ncbi request reprint Marginal validity of syndromic management for reproductive tract infections among pregnant women in Jamaica
    T Hylton-Kong
    Jamaican Ministry of Health, Kingston, Jamaica
    Int J STD AIDS 15:371-5. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: adherence lessons from tuberculosis and leprosy
    S E Reid
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, PO Box 34681, Plot 5977 Benakale Road, Northmead, Lusaka, Zambia
    Int J STD AIDS 15:713-6. 2004
    ..This paper examines various approaches used in tuberculosis and leprosy control which could help enhance adherence to antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings...
  20. pmc Prevalence and distribution of HPV genotypes among HIV-infected women in Zambia
    V V Sahasrabuddhe
    Vanderbilt University, 2215 Garland Avenue, 319 Light Hall, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Br J Cancer 96:1480-3. 2007
    ..0, 95% CI: 1.7-37.4, P=0.008). Human papillomavirus diversity in high-grade lesions and SCC on cytology suggests that HPV 16- and 18-based vaccines may not be adequately polyvalent to induce protective immunity in this population...