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These peer-reviewed STD-related papers from 2012, 2013, and 2014 reflect the diverse specialties that each scientist brings to the Center:
(Updated 1/24/2014)

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Van der Pol B, Williams JA, Taylor SN, Cammarate CL, Rivers CA, Body BA, Nye M, Fuller D, Schwebke JR, Barnes M, Gaydos CA. Trichomonas vaginalis DNA detection using self-obtained vaginal swabs with the BD ProbeTec Qx Assay on the BD Viper System. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:24391200.

Tobian AA, Gaydos C, Gray RH, Kigozi G, Serwadda D, Quinn N, Grabowski MK, Musoke R, Ndyanabo A, Nalugoda F, Wawer MJ, Quinn TC. Male circumcision and Mycoplasma genitalium infection in female partners: a randomised trial in Rakai, Uganda. Sex Transm Infect. 2013 Nov 20. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2013-051293. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:24259189.

Rothman RE, Gauvey-Kern M, Woodfield A, Peterson S, Tizenberg B, Kennedy J, Bush D, Locke W, Gaydos CA, Deruggiero K, Hsieh YH. Streamlining HIV testing in the emergency department - leveraging kiosks to provide true universal screening: a usibility study. Telemed J E Health. 2013 Nov 8. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:24205808.

Rompalo AM, Hsieh YH, Hogan T, Barnes M, Jett-Goheen M, Huppert JS, Gaydos CA. Point-of-care tests for sexually transmissible infections: what do 'end users' want? Sex Health. 2013 Oct 28. doi: 10.1071/SH13047. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:24160838.

Gaydos CA, Solis M, Hsieh YH, Jett-Goheen M, Nour S, Rothman RE. Use of tablet-based kiosks in the emergency department to guide patient HIV self-testing with a point-of-care oral fluid test. Int J STD AIDS. 2013 Sep;24(9):716-21. doi: 10.1177/0956462413487321. Epub 2013 Jul 19. PMID:23970610. PMCID: PMC3773057.

Gaydos CA, Barnes M, Jett-Goheen M, Quinn N, Whittle P, Hogan T, Hsieh YH. Characteristics and predictors of women who obtain rescreening for sexually transmitted infections using the screening program. Int J STD AIDS. 2013 Sep;24(9):736-44. doi: 10.1177/0956462413483252. Epub 2013 Jul 15. PMID:23970594. PMCID: PMC3777605.

Abdolrasouli A, Croucher A, Roushan A, Gaydos CA. Bilateral conjunctivitis due to Trichomonas vaginalis without genital infection: an unusual presentation in an adult man. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jul 10. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:23843487.

Melendez JH, Huppert J, Jett-Goheen M, Hesse E, Quinn N, Gaydos CA, Geddes CD. Blinded evaluation of the microwave-accelerated metal-enhanced fluorescence (MAMEF) ultra-rapid and sensitive Chlamydia trachomatis test using clinical samples. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:23804384

Pearce DM, Styles DN, Hardick JP, Gaydos CA. A new rapid molecular point-of-care assay for Trichomonas vaginalis: preliminary performance data. Sex Transm Infect. 2013 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:23605852.

Widdice L, Ma Y, Jonte J, Farhat S, Breland D, Shiboski S, Moscicki AB. Concordance and transmission of human papillomavirus within heterosexual couples observed over short intervals. J Infect Dis. 2013 Apr 15;207(8):1286-94. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit018. Epub 2013 Jan 14. PMID:23319742. PMCID: PMC3603534.

Ginocchio CC, Chapin K, Smith JS, Snook J, Hill CS, Aslanzadeh J, Gaydos CA. Response to "Implications of Trichomonas vaginalis Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing on Medical Training and Practice". J Clin Microbiol. 2013 May;51(5):1651. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00222-13. No abstract available. PMID:23592857. PMCID: PMC3647950.

Won H, Ramachandran P, Steece R, Van Der Pol B, Moncada J, Schachter J, Gaydos C. Is there evidence of the new variant Chlamydia trachomatis in the United States? Sex Transm Dis. 2013 May;40(5):352-3. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e3182841786. PMID:23588122.

Volck W, Ventress ZA, Herbenick D, Adams Hillard PJ, Huppert JS. Gynecologic knowledge is low in college men and women. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2013 Mar 19. doi:pii: S1083-3188(12)00279-3. 10.1016/j.jpag.2012.12.004. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:23518361.

Huppert JS, Taylor RG, St Cyr S, Hesse EA, Reed JL. Point-of-care testing improves accuracy of STI care in an emergency department. Sex Transm Infect. 2013 Mar 7. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:23471445.

Gaydos CA, Van Der Pol B, Jett-Goheen M, Barnes M, Quinn N, Clark C, Daniel GE, Dixon PB, Hook EW 3rd; The CT/NG Study Group. Performance of the Cepheid CT/NG Xpert Rapid PCR Test for the Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Mar 6. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:23467600. PMCID:PMC3716060.

Gillespie GL, Reed J, Holland CK, Munafo JK, Ekstrand R, Britto MT, Huppert J. Pediatric emergency department provider perceptions of universal sexually transmitted infection screening. Adv Emerg Nurs J. 2013 Jan-Mar;35(1):76-86. doi: 10.1097/TME.0b013e31827eabe5. PMID:23364408.

Huppert JS, Huang B, Chen C, Dawood HY, Fichorova RN. Clinical evidence for the role of Trichomonas vaginalis in regulation of secretory luekocyte protease inhibitor in the female genital tract. J Infect Dis. 2013 May;207(9):1462-70. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit039. Epub 2013 Jan 25. PMID:23355743.

Huang W, Gaydos CA, Barnes MR, Jett-Goheen M, Blake DR. Comparative effectiveness of a rapid point-of-care test for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis among women in a clinical setting. Sex Transm Infect. 2012 Sep14. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:22984085. PMCID: PMC3671871.

Gaydos JC, McKee KT Jr, Gaydos CA. The changing landscape of controlling sexually transmitted infections in the U.S. military. MSMR. 2013 Feb;20(2):2-4. No abstract available. PMID:23461302.

Kacker S, Frick KD, Gaydos CA, Tobian AA. Male circumcision cost-effective articles ignore methodological problems and ethical concerns - Reply. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Feb 1;167(2):198-200. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.835. No abstract available. PMID:23381458.

Gaydos CA, Barnes MR, Quinn N, Jett-Goheen M, Hsieh YH. Trichomonas vaginalis infection in men who submit self-collected penile swabs after internet recruitment. Sex Transm Infect. 2013 Jan 26. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:23354525.

Hodder SL, Justman J, Hughes JP, Wang J, Haley DF, Adimora AA, Del Rio C, Golin CE, Kuo I, Rompalo A, Soto-Torres L, Mannheimer SB, Johnson-Lewis L, Eshleman SH, El-Sadr WM; for the HIV Prevention Trials Network 064; the Women's HIV SeroIncidence Study Team. HIV acquisition among women from selected areas of the United States: A cohort study. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jan 1;158(1):10-18. PMID:23277896.

Coleman JS, Gaydos CA, Witter F. Trichomonas vaginalis vaginitis in obstetrics and gynecology practice: New concepts and controversies. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2013 Jan;68(1):43-50. doi: 10.1097/OGX.0b013e318279fb7d. PMID:23322080. PMCID: PMC3586271.

Nour S, Hsieh YH, Rothman RE, Jett-Goheen M, Langhorne O, Wu L, Peterson S, Gaydos CA. Patients can accurately perform their own rapid HIV point-of-care test in the emergency department. Point Care. 2012 Dec1;11(4):176-179. PMID:24031999. PMCID: PMC3769219.

Huppert JS, Bates JR, Weber AF, Quinn N, Gaydos CA. Abnormal vaginal pH and Mycoplasma genitalium infection. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2012 Nov 14. doi:pii: S1083-3188(12)00187-8. 10.1016/j.jpag.2012.09.005. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:23158750. PMCID: PMC3552140.

Dize L, Agreda P, Quinn N, Barnes MR, Hsieh YH, Gaydos CA. Comparison of self-obtained penile-meatal swabs to urine for the detection of C. trachomatis, N. gonorrhoeae and T. vaginalis. Sex Transm Infect. 2012 Oct 23. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:23093735. PMCID: PMC3671873.

Singh RH, Zenilman JM, Brown KM, Madden T, Gaydos C, Ghanem KG. The role of physical examination in diagnosing common causes of vaginitis: a prospective study.  Sex Transm Infect. 2012 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:23019659.

Huppert JS, Hesse EA, Bernard MC, Bates JR, Gaydos CA, Kahn JA. Accuracy and trust of self-testing for bacterial vaginosis. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Oct;51(4):400-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2012.01.017. Epub 2012 Mar 21. PMID:22999842. PMCID: PMC3457017.

Marcell AV, Waks AB, Rutkow L, McKenna R, Rompalo A, Hogan MT. What do we know about males and emergency contraception? A synthesis of the literature. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2012 Sep;44(3):184-93. doi: 10.1363/4418412. Epub 2012 Jul 12. PMID:22958663.

Jackman J, Uy M, Hsieh YH, Rompalo A, Hogan T, Huppert J, Jett-Goheen M, Gaydos C. Minding the Gap: An approach to determine critical drivers in the development of point of care diagnostics.  Point Care. 2012 Jun;11(2):130-139.  PMID: 22919287. PMCID: PMC3423323.

Weigl BH, Gaydos CA, Kost G, Beyette FR, Sabourin S, Rompalo A, de Los Santos T, McMullan JT, Haller J. The value of clinical needs assessments for point-of-care diagnostics. Point Care. 2012 Jun;11(2):108-113. PMID:23935405. PMCID: PMC3737000.

Christerson L, Bom RJ, Bruisten SM, Yass R, Hardick J, Bratt G, Gaydos CA, Morre SA, Herrmann B.  Chlamydia trachomatis strains show specific clustering for men who have sex with men compared to heterosexual transmission in Sweden, the Netherlands and the United States.  J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 22915612. PMCID: PMC3486246.

Kacker S, Frick KD, Gaydos CA, Tobian AA.  Costs and effectiveness of neonatal male circumcision.  Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Oct;166(10):910-8. PMID: 22911349.

Sena AC, Lensing S, Rompalo A, Taylor SN, Martin DH, Lopez LM, Lee JY, Schwebke JR.  Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma genitalium, and Trichomonas vaginalis infections in men with nongonnococcal urethritis: predictors and persistence after therapy.  J Infect Dis. 2012 Aug;206(3):357-65. Epub 2012 May 21.  PMID: 22615318.

Hammerschlag MR, Gaydos CA.  Guidelines for the use of molecular biological methods to detect sexually transmitted pathogens in cases of suspected sexual abuse in children.  Methods Mol Biol. 2012;903:307-17.  PMID: 22782828.

Huppert JS, Reed JL, Munafo JK, Ekstrand R, Gillespie G, Holland C, Britto MT.  Improving notification of sexually transmitted infections: A quality improvement project and planned experiment. Pediatrics. 2012 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 22753557.

Hsieh YH, Gaydos CA, Hogan MT, Jackman J, Jett-Goheen M, Uy OM, Rompalo AM.  Perceptions on Point-of-Care Tests for Sexually Transmitted Infections - Comparision between Frontline Clinicians and Professionals in Industry.  Point of Care. 20112 Jun 1:11(2):126-129.  PMID: 22844231. PMCID: PMC3404836,

Hsieh YH, Wilbur L, Rothman RE.  HIV testing in U.S. emergency departments: at the crossroads.  Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Aug;19(8):975-7. doi:  10.1111/j.1553-2712.2012.01419.x. Epub 2012 Jul 20.  PMID: 22816376.

Vidwan NK, Regi A, Steinhoff M, Huppert JS, Staat MA, Dodd C, Nongrum R, Anandan S, Verghese V.  Low prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in non-urban pregnant women in Vellore, S. India.  PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e34794. Epub 2012 May 2.  PMCID: PMC3342301.

Ginocchio CC, Chapin K, Smith JS, Aslanzadeh J, Snook J, Hill CS, Gaydos CA.  Prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis and coinfection with Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in the United States as determined by the APTIMA(R) Trichomonas vaginalis Nucleic Acid Amplification Assay.  J Clin Microbiol. 2012 May 23 [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 22622447. PMCID: PMC3421522.

Gaydos CA, Farshy C, Barnes M, Quinn N, Agreda P, Rivers CA, Schwebke J, Papp J.  Can mailed swab samples be dry-shipped for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and Trichomonas vaginalis by nucleic acid amplification tests?  Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis.  2012 May;73(1):16-20.  PMID: 22578934. PMCID: PMC3425852,

Detels R, Green AM, Klausner JD, Katzenstein D, Gaydos C, Handsfield HH, Pequegnat W, Mayer K, Hartwell TD, Quinn TC.  The incidence and correlates of symptomatic and asymptomatic Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonnorrhoeae infections in selected populations in five countries.  Sex Transm Dis.  2011 Jun;38(6):503-9.  PMID: 22256336. PMCID: PMC3408314.

Rothman RE, Kelen GD, Harvey L, Shahan JB, Hairston H, Burah A, Moring-Parris D, Hsieh YH.  Factors associated with no or delayed linkage to care in newly diagnosed human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1-infected patients identified by emergency department-based rapid HIV screening programs in two urban EDs.  Acad Emerg Med. 2012 May;19(5):497-503. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2012.01351.x.  PMID: 22594352.

Mehta SD, Gaydos C, Maclean I, Odoyo-June E, Moses S, Agunda L, Quinn N, Bailey RC.  The effect of medical male circumcision on urogenital Mycolplasma genitalium among men in Kisumu, Kenya.  Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Apr;39(4):276-80.  PMID: 22421693. PMCID: PMC3306596,

Haukoos JS, Lyons MS, Lindsell CJ, Hopkins E, Bender B, Rothman RE, Hsieh YH, Maclaren LA, Thrun MW, Sasson C, Byyny RL. Derivation and validation of the Denver Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Risk Score for targeted HIV screening. Am J Epidemiol. 2012 Mar 19. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22431561.

Jenkins WD, Weis R, Campbell P, Barnes M, Barnes P, Gaydos C. Comparative effectiveness of two self-collected sample kit distribution systems for chlamydia screening on a university campus. Sex Transm Infect. 2012 Mar 7. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22399277.

Van Der Pol B, Taylor SN, Lebar W, Davis T, Fuller D, Mena L, Fine P, Gaydos CA, Martin DH, Hook EW 3rd. Clinical Evaluation of the BD ProbeTecTM Neisseria gonorrhoeae Qx Amplified DNA Assay on the BD ViperTM System with XTRTM Technology. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Feb;39(2):147-153. PMID: 22249304.

Soong TR, Jung JJ, Kelen GD, Rothman RE, Burah A, Shahan JB, Hsieh YH. Is inadequate human immunodeficiency virus care associated with increased ED and hospital utilization? A prospective study in human immunodeficiency virus-positive ED patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22244221.


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