Genomes and Genes
Kenneth A Katz
Affiliation: California Environmental Protection Agency
- Molecular epidemiology of syphilis--San Francisco, 2004-2007Kenneth A Katz
STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 92110, USA
Sex Transm Dis 37:660-3. 2010..Of 69 specimens, 52 (75%) were subtype 14d9. Single subtype predominance might reflect a closely linked sexual network in SF...
- Repeat syphilis among men who have sex with men--San Diego County, 2004-2009Kenneth A Katz
HIV, STD, and Hepatitis Branch, Public Health Services, Health and Human Services Agency, County of San Diego, San Diego, CA 92110, USA
Sex Transm Dis 38:349-52. 2011..7%; 95% confidence interval: 9.3%-14.4%) had repeat syphilis within 2 years. HIV-infected MSM were more likely to have repeat syphilis (odds ratio: 1.9; 95% confidence interval: 1.1, 3.4)...
- Repeat syphilis among men who have sex with men in California, 2002-2006: implications for syphilis elimination effortsStephanie E Cohen
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, San Francisco, CA, USA
Am J Public Health 102:e1-8. 2012..We examined rates of and risk factors for repeat syphilis infection among men who have sex with men (MSM) in California...
- Syphilis testing behavior following diagnosis with early syphilis among men who have sex with men--San Francisco, 2005-2008Julia L Marcus
STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 1360 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
Sex Transm Dis 38:24-9. 2011..We described syphilis testing behavior among MSM after diagnosis, identified factors associated with not testing, and developed algorithms to identify nontesters...
- Prediction model to maximize impact of syphilis partner notification--San Francisco, 2004-2008Julia L Marcus
STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
Sex Transm Dis 37:109-14. 2010..We developed and validated a model to prioritize interviews likely to result in treated partners...
- Prevalence and correlates of Trichomonas vaginalis among incarcerated persons assessed using a highly sensitive molecular assayAlexandra H Freeman
San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control Services, 1360 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
Sex Transm Dis 37:165-8. 2010..We detected TV in 15/713 (2.1%) men and 95/297 (32.0%) women. Among women, increased age was significantly associated with TV. The benefits of TV screening should be determined...
- Clinical Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in the United States with resistance to azithromycin possess mutations in all 23S rRNA alleles and the mtrR coding regionAbel Wu
San Francisco Department of Public Health Laboratory, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
Microb Drug Resist 17:425-7. 2011..0-16.0 μg/ml MIC). These isolates contain a combination of mutations in both the 23S rRNA loci and mtrR genes. This is the first description of such isolates in the United States...
- Chlamydia Screening in Juvenile Corrections: Even Females Considered to Be at Low Risk Are at High RiskElizabeth Torrone
Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Sciences, Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
J Correct Health Care 22:21-7. 2016..3% and was 4.2% among females reporting no sexual risk factors. No acceptable targeted screening approach was identified. High prevalence, even among females without risk factors, supports universal screening at intake. ..