Nicola M Zetola

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Longer hospital stay is associated with higher rates of tuberculosis-related morbidity and mortality within 12 months after discharge in a referral hospital in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Disease, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 14:409. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Mixed Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex infections and false-negative results for rifampin resistance by GeneXpert MTB/RIF are associated with poor clinical outcomes
    Nicola M Zetola
    Botswana UPenn Partnership, Gaborone, Botswana Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA School of Medicine, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
    J Clin Microbiol 52:2422-9. 2014
  3. pmc Alcohol use and abuse among patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Botswana
    N M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:1529-34. 2012
  4. pmc Using surveillance data to monitor entry into care of newly diagnosed HIV-infected persons: San Francisco, 2006-2007
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:17. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Examining the relationship between alcohol use and high-risk sex practices in a population of women with high HIV incidence despite high levels of HIV-related knowledge
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 90:216-22. 2014
  6. pmc Exploring the relationship between sexually transmitted diseases and HIV acquisition by using different study designs
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:546-51. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Syphilis in the United States: an update for clinicians with an emphasis on HIV coinfection
    Nicola M Zetola
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 1360 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:1091-102. 2007
  8. pmc Leveraging a rapid, round-the-clock HIV testing system to screen for acute HIV infection in a large urban public medical center
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    HIV AIDS Division, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:e30-8. 2013
  9. pmc Prevalence and correlates of unknown HIV infection among patients seeking care in a public hospital emergency department
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:41-50. 2008
  10. pmc Cervical cancer prevention in HIV-infected women using the "see and treat" approach in Botswana
    Doreen Ramogola-Masire
    Botswana UPenn Partnership, Gaborone, Botswana
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:308-13. 2012

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Longer hospital stay is associated with higher rates of tuberculosis-related morbidity and mortality within 12 months after discharge in a referral hospital in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Disease, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 14:409. 2014
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Mixed Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex infections and false-negative results for rifampin resistance by GeneXpert MTB/RIF are associated with poor clinical outcomes
    Nicola M Zetola
    Botswana UPenn Partnership, Gaborone, Botswana Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA School of Medicine, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
    J Clin Microbiol 52:2422-9. 2014
    ..In hyperendemic settings where mixed infections are common, the Xpert results might need further confirmation. ..
  3. pmc Alcohol use and abuse among patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Botswana
    N M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:1529-34. 2012
    ..Data on alcohol abuse as a risk factor for the development of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) are scarce...
  4. pmc Using surveillance data to monitor entry into care of newly diagnosed HIV-infected persons: San Francisco, 2006-2007
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:17. 2009
    ..Here, we report the usefulness of routine monitoring of CD4 T cell counts and plasma HIV viral load as measures of entry into care after HIV diagnosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Examining the relationship between alcohol use and high-risk sex practices in a population of women with high HIV incidence despite high levels of HIV-related knowledge
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 90:216-22. 2014
    ..However, the evidence of a link between alcohol use and risky sexual behaviour is mixed. In this paper, we examine the role of alcohol use in sexual risk taking among women in Botswana...
  6. pmc Exploring the relationship between sexually transmitted diseases and HIV acquisition by using different study designs
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:546-51. 2009
    ..In an attempt to overcome prior methodologic shortcomings, we explored the use of different study designs to examine the relationship between STDs and HIV acquisition...
  7. ncbi request reprint Syphilis in the United States: an update for clinicians with an emphasis on HIV coinfection
    Nicola M Zetola
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 1360 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:1091-102. 2007
    ..Of particular consequence is the effect of human immunodeficiency virus on the clinical diagnosis, prevalence, and course of neurosyphilis, one of the most serious consequences of syphilis infection...
  8. pmc Leveraging a rapid, round-the-clock HIV testing system to screen for acute HIV infection in a large urban public medical center
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    HIV AIDS Division, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:e30-8. 2013
    ..To describe the prevalence and location of new and acute HIV diagnoses in a large urban medical center. Secondary objectives were to evaluate rapid HIV test performance, the added yield of acute HIV screening, and linkage-to-care outcomes...
  9. pmc Prevalence and correlates of unknown HIV infection among patients seeking care in a public hospital emergency department
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:41-50. 2008
    ..To evaluate the potential for the implementation of routine screening, we determined the prevalence of unknown HIV infection among patients being seen in an urban public hospital ED...
  10. pmc Cervical cancer prevention in HIV-infected women using the "see and treat" approach in Botswana
    Doreen Ramogola-Masire
    Botswana UPenn Partnership, Gaborone, Botswana
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:308-13. 2012
    ..Cervical cancer is a major public health problem in resource-limited settings, particularly among HIV-infected women. Given the challenges of cytology-based approaches, the efficiency of new screening programs need to be assessed...
  11. pmc Simplifying consent for HIV testing is associated with an increase in HIV testing and case detection in highest risk groups, San Francisco January 2003-June 2007
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2591. 2008
    ..To describe the change in HIV testing rates in different hospital settings and populations after the change in HIV testing policy in the SFDH medical center, we performed an observational study using interrupted time series analysis...
  12. pmc Info-gap management of public health Policy for TB with HIV-prevalence and epidemiological uncertainty
    Yakov Ben-Haim
    Yitzhak Moda i Chair in Technology and Economics, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    BMC Public Health 12:1091. 2012
    ..Thus modelling is central in planning public health intervention. However, models are highly uncertain because they are based on observations that are geographically and temporally distinct from the population to which they are applied...
  13. ncbi request reprint Performance of a transcription-mediated-amplification HIV-1 RNA assay in pooled specimens
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States
    J Clin Virol 40:68-70. 2007
    ..Very limited data exist on the comparative performance of nucleic acid amplification tests (NATs) for the screening of pooled specimens for acute human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
  14. ncbi request reprint HIV testing: an update
    Carina Marquez
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    MLO Med Lab Obs 40:12-4, 16, 18 passim. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Beyond the end of exceptionalism: integrating HIV testing into routine medical care and HIV prevention
    Rachel Smith
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 5:581-9. 2007
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  16. pmc An epidemiologic review of enteropathogens in Gaborone, Botswana: shifting patterns of resistance in an HIV endemic region
    Jack S Rowe
    Botswana UPenn Partnership, Gaborone, Botswana
    PLoS ONE 5:e10924. 2010
    ..Secondary objectives included determining corresponding antimicrobial resistance patterns and the value of stool white and red blood cells for predicting bacterial and parasitic enteropathogens...
  17. ncbi request reprint Syphilis and HIV infection: an update
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1222-8. 2007
    ..In this article, we focus on the most recent literature describing the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, and treatment of syphilis in the context of HIV infection...
  18. ncbi request reprint Survey of childhood blindness and visual impairment in Botswana
    Sudha Nallasamy
    University of Botswana, School of Medicine, P Bag 00713, Gaborone, Botswana
    Br J Ophthalmol 95:1365-70. 2011
    ..The authors conducted this study to determine the causes of childhood blindness and visual impairment (VI) in Botswana, a middle-income country with limited access to ophthalmic care...
  19. pmc Subtype distribution of human papillomavirus in HIV-infected women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia stages 2 and 3 in Botswana
    Doreen Ramogola-Masire
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Botswana University of Pennsylvania Partnership, 214 Independence Ave, Gaborone, Botswana
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 30:591-6. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of acute HIV infection
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 21:19-48, vii. 2007
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