R Ashley

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Free and University College Medical School
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Herpes simplex virus type 1 infection: a sexually transmitted infection of adolescence?
    F M Cowan
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 78:346-8. 2002
  2. pmc Seroepidemiological study of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 in Brazil, Estonia, India, Morocco, and Sri Lanka
    F M Cowan
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:286-90. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The appropriateness of core group interventions using presumptive periodic treatment among rural Zimbabwean women who exchange sex for gifts or money
    Frances M Cowan
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:202-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Is sexual contact with sex workers important in driving the HIV epidemic among men in rural Zimbabwe?
    Frances M Cowan
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:371-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Association of genital shedding of herpes simplex virus type 2 and HIV-1 among sex workers in rural Zimbabwe
    Frances F Cowan
    Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    AIDS 20:261-7. 2006
  6. doi request reprint A randomised placebo-controlled trial to explore the effect of suppressive therapy with acyclovir on genital shedding of HIV-1 and herpes simplex virus type 2 among Zimbabwean sex workers
    F M Cowan
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Mortimer Market Centre, off Capper Street, London WC1E 6AU, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 84:548-53. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Herpes simplex virus type 1 infection: a sexually transmitted infection of adolescence?
    F M Cowan
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 78:346-8. 2002
    ..To examine the factors associated with antibodies to herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)...
  2. pmc Seroepidemiological study of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 in Brazil, Estonia, India, Morocco, and Sri Lanka
    F M Cowan
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:286-90. 2003
    ..The association between herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the development of HSV vaccines have increased interest in the study of HSV epidemiology...
  3. ncbi request reprint The appropriateness of core group interventions using presumptive periodic treatment among rural Zimbabwean women who exchange sex for gifts or money
    Frances M Cowan
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:202-7. 2005
    ..The prevalence of bacterial STIs was low, suggesting that PPT may not be an appropriate intervention in this setting. Rapid reinfection after PPT suggests that this needs to be given at monthly intervals to reduce prevalence of STIs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is sexual contact with sex workers important in driving the HIV epidemic among men in rural Zimbabwe?
    Frances M Cowan
    Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:371-6. 2005
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  5. ncbi request reprint Association of genital shedding of herpes simplex virus type 2 and HIV-1 among sex workers in rural Zimbabwe
    Frances F Cowan
    Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    AIDS 20:261-7. 2006
    ..Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) facilitates sexual acquisition of HIV-1 but data on transmission are less clear. In this study the interaction between genital shedding of HIV-1 and HSV-2 was explored among Zimbabwean sex workers...
  6. doi request reprint A randomised placebo-controlled trial to explore the effect of suppressive therapy with acyclovir on genital shedding of HIV-1 and herpes simplex virus type 2 among Zimbabwean sex workers
    F M Cowan
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Mortimer Market Centre, off Capper Street, London WC1E 6AU, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 84:548-53. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of daily acyclovir on genital shedding of HIV-1 and herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) in a randomised placebo-controlled trial among rural Zimbabwean sex workers...

Research Grants1

  1. Randomized trial of HIV / STD prevention in Zimbabwean youth
    Frances Cowan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The most valid method will then be used in the final outcomes survey for the parent trial. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..