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2002 National STD Conference - Abstracts - Table of Contents


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Plenary and Mini-Plenary Abstracts

STD Prevention in the US: From Past to Present to Future - W.Cates

STD Prevention in Societies under Stress: A Global Perspective - L Garrett

New Diagnostic Tools: They’re here, but why should you care? - J Schwebke, A Wald, J Douglas, G Bolan

Communities involved in STD Prevention: Responding to Sexual Behaviors and Prevention Practices with Uncommon Solutions - A Johnson, EL White, D Wohlfeiler

STD-related Infertility Prevention in 2002 and Beyond: Bridging New Policies with Practices - C Westhoff

Stable and Migrating Hispanic Populations: Facing the Convergence of a New Census Count and the Uncounted with STD Morbidity - B Aranda-Naranjo, G Lara

Confronting Social Vulnerability to STDs: Drug Use, Male-to-male Partnerships, Violence and Sex Work - S Aral, W Patten, R Stall, T Valente

Science, Politics, the Media, and STD Prevention in 2002: Harmony or Discord? - G Strait, Jr.

Oral, Symposium, and Workshop Abstracts

A1A - A Comparison of the Spatial Distribution of HIV and Syphilis Cases in Six North Carolina Counties - W Jones, D Enright, D Williams, E Foust

A1B - Continued High HIV Incidence Among Patients Attending STD Clinics in Four U.S. Cities, 1997–1999 - L Linley, D Withum, H Weinstock, K Bell, J Royalty, M Miller

A1C - Assessing HIV Prevention Needs Among African- American Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) - D Evans, R Swayzer, T Franklin

A1D - “Barebacking” in a Diverse Sample of MSM - G Mansergh, G Marks, G Colfax, R Guzman, M Rader, S Buchbinder

A1E - Don’t Gross Me Out! An Alternative to XXX-STD Pics - D Castellanos

A1F - STD Screening in HIV Clinics: Value and Implications - TA Farley, DA Cohen

A2 - Ties that Bind: Building Community Research Partnerships - S Blank, J Brown, J Parsons, P Galatowitsch

A3 - Vaccines for HPV and HSV: Current Status and Issues Related to Implementation - S Tyring, LR Stanberry, GP Garnett, S Rosenthal, J Douglas

A4 - Sexually Transmitted Infections and Gynecologic Health in Lesbians: Research Update - JM Marrazzo

A5 - Finding Common Ground: Building Local Capacity for the Primary Prevention of Chlamydia trachomatis and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases in California - P Gibson, J Felix, J Schumann, A Smith, S Smith, F Alvarez, C Vera, A Gandelman, G Bolan

A6 - The Other Glass Ceiling . . . How to Increase Chlamydia Screening in the Private Sector - C Walsh, J Armstrong, M Finch, P Nathanson, R Neiman, S Shih

A7A - The Collectivity of Sexual Behavior - DA Cohen, TA Farley, K Mason

A7B - Behavioral Cognitive Intervention, Shown to Reduce STDs, Increases Self-Efficacy - JE Korte, RN Shain, S Perdue, JM Piper, AEC Holden, JD Champion, E Newton

A7C - The Relationship Between Repeat Infections and Behavioral Risk Factors and Clinician Counseling: Findings from a Philadelphia STD Clinic - M Eberhart, N Liddon, M Goldberg, JS Leichliter, L Asbel

A7D - Risks and Benefits of the Internet for Populations at Risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI): Results from an STI Clinic Survey - CA Rietmeijer, SS Bull, JM Douglas, M McFarlane

A7E - Focus on Kids Intervention for Adolescents in High School to Prevent STDs/HIV - CA Gaydos, J Galbraith, C Arcari, L White, T Walker, G Waterfield, A Joffe, C Latkin, B Stanton

A7F - The Use of Focus Groups in Examining Prevention Strategies for Men with Previous Jail Incarcerations - C Sperling and R Burton

A8 - The Gonorrhea Community Action Project - S Middlestad, N VanDevanter, CK Malotte, T Gift, P Messen, R Ledsky, C Merzel, A Bleakley, M Larro, JS St Lawrence, M Hogben, W Pequegnat

A9 - Applications of GIS in Integrated Public Health Surveillance Systems - R Kakkar, S Arbona, O Devine, T Gerber, T Kellogg, R Kohn

B1A - Increases in Sexually Transmitted Diseases among Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Need for New Prevention and Research Strategies - C McLean, S Blank, R Bronzan, G DeSimone, H Calvet, C Ciesielski, K Mayer

B1B - Sexually Transmitted Diseases, HIV Testing, and HIV Risk Behaviors Among Men Who Have Sex with Men Seeking Care at Howard Brown Health Center - CA Ciesielski, J Flynn, C McLean

B1C - Patterns of STD Infection, HIV Coinfection, and Risk-Behavior Among MSM at a Boston Community Health Center - SA Golub, K Mayer, W Lo, D Cohen

B2 - How Community, Corrections, Neighboring Jurisdictions, and Surveillance Have Worked Together to Contain an Outbreak of Syphilis in Baltimore City - J Michaud, S Johnson, K Robinson, S Tulloch, E Reams, G Olthoff, R Vogel, G Baker, J Leber, J Ellen

B3B - Hepatitis B Screening and Vaccine Referral Program in an STD Clinic - J Subiadur, J Landrigan, F Judson, M Bedell, J Douglas

B3C - Investigation of a Cluster of Acute Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infections in Injecting Drug Users (IDU), Minnesota, 2001 - L Mercedes, T Heymans, J Saavedra, J Martimo, C Hooker

B3D - HPV Infection and Abnormal Cytology in a High Risk Adolescent Population - EH Koumans, TA Tarkowski, MK Sawyer, A Pierce, CM Black, J Papp, LE Markowitz, ER Unger

B3E - Impact of Knowledge of Herpes Simplex Virus Type II Serostatus on STD Clinic Patients - K Kroeger, R Knaup, M Williams, B Stoner

B3F - Testing Asymptomatic Individuals for Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2: Psychosocial Implications - KR Turner, CK Kent, T Miyai, JD Klausner

B4 - HIV/AIDS and STD Prevention Among Migrant Farmworkers and their Families: A Replicable Model - M Gonzlez

B5A - Early Incident STI in Adolescent Women - B Van Der Pol, BE Batteiger, DP Orr, JD Fortenberry

B5B - Gonorrhea Drips on in California - MC Samuel, V Loo, D Gilson, D Kodagoda, S Coulter, G Bolan

B5C - Comparing HIV and Gonorrhea/Chlamydia Co-morbidity on a Mobile Van-Based Clinic - R Vogel, S Bonu, T Liang, M Ward, JM Ellen

B5D - Development of a Mechanism to Verify and Measure Adherence to Chlamydia Screening Criteria in Family Planning Clinics in Three New England States - J Day, F Cohen, H Jenkins, E Kieltyka, M Proulx, M Ritson, B Woods

B5E - Chlamydia Screening and Test Type Utilization in California Publicly Funded Family Planning Services - JM Chow, M Bradsberry, J Treat, C Maternowska, P Darney, A Ramirez, G Bolan

B5F - Repeat Chlamydia Infections in Region III Family Planning Clinics–Implications for Screening Programs - P Nathanson, M Sammel, M Berlin

B6 - From Research to Practice and Policy Among Programs and Providers: The Role of the National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers (NNPTCs) in National STD Prevention Efforts - S Ratelle, P Coury-Doniger, T Hogan, AM Rompalo, HM Bauer, B Stoner, K Rietmeijer, SA Payette, D Tofoya and the National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers

B7A - Risky Environments: Neighborhood Characteristics Associated with Adolescent Females’ Sexual Risk Behaviors - C Sionean, R Zimmerman

B7B - Monitoring STD Prevalence and Reproductive Health Care Among Adolescent Women in Special Settings in the United States, 1999-2001 - SA Wang, CA Rietmeijer, SC Matson, WP Carr, M Freeman, DA Beete, MK Oh, S Conner, JR Braxton, HS Weinstock, and the Adolescent Women Reproductive Health Monitoring Work Group

B7C - Chlamydia Screening and STD Education for High-Risk Teens: A Peer Outreach Program - C Leah, L Jackson, K Guzman, A Arroyo, D Borntrager, R Gunn

B7D - Adolescent Screening Project in Special Settings - L Byer, B Draper, B Moss

B7E - Screening for Sexually Transmitted Diseases During Pre-participation Sports Examination of High School Adolescents - M Nsuami, SN Taylor, M Elie, B Brooks, F Makonnen, L Sanders, T Nash, D Cohen, DH Martin

B7F - Should We Be Screening Sexually Active Adolescent Males for Chlamydia During Health Supervision Pediatric Visits? - K Tebb, M Shafer, S Cruz, S Brown, A Gyamfi, R Pantell, T Ko, C Wibbelsman

B8 - Making Collaborations Work: Thinking and Acting Outside the Lines - A Johnson; S Glass; L Nicholson; K Williams

B9B - Studying Condom Effectiveness for Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Prevention: the Importance of Knowing Partner Infection Status - L Warner, D Newman, TA Peterman, ML Kamb, JM Douglas, J Zenilman, K Malotte, G Bolan, J Rogers, H Austin, DK Kleinbaum, M Macaluso, for the Project RESPECT Study Group

B9C - Comparison of STD Prevalence by Reported Condom Use Errors in 100% Condom Users of an Urban STD Clinic - JC Shlay, J Landrigan, JM Douglas

B9D - Condom Protection Against STD: a Study Among Adolescents Attending a Primary Care Clinic In Atlanta - G Paz-Bailey, E Koumans, A Pierce, C Akers, J Papp, E Unger, M Sawyer, C Black, L Markowitz

B9E - Condoms Protect Men and Women Against Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Acquisition - A Wald, A Langenberg, E Kexel, A Izu, R Ashley, L Corey

C1 - Feasibility of STD Control for HIV Prevention: Findings from 3 Southern US Cities - R Barnes, T Farley, A Rompalo, and P Leone

C2A - The Impact of Prostitution and Drugs on a Rural Syphilis Outbreak - EM Foust, PA Leone, RM Ashby, AL Oxendine, CG Jones, JM Owen-O’Dowd

C2B - Syphilis and Prostitution: A View from the Stroll - NL Winterbauer

C2C - Integrating Syphilis Elimination Efforts via STD/HIV Outreach, Radio Outreach, and Crisis Response Teams - M Allen, V Hartwell, R Lewis-Hardy, Y Holiday, C Perez-Espinoza, E Cameron, A Lomax, A Troutman, D Daniels

C2D - Syphilis Elimination in South Carolina: Finding Local Solutions to Local Problems - C Wright, B Gaddist

C2E - Use of Street Intercept Interviews to Assess Most “At-Risk” Population Recall of a Multimedia Syphilis Elimination Campaign - VA Caine, C Langley, A Goldsmith, DR Black, J Arno, D DiOrio Rekas, J Burks-Craig, DC Coster

C2F - Using E-mail as an Investigative Tool in Syphilis Case Management - M Bender, A Gerard, W Clothier, B Wills-Hooks, M Goldberg

C3A - Distribution of Trichomonas vaginalis Infection in Females at High Risk for STI - B Van Der Pol, JA Williams, R Di Clemente; JR Murphy, L O’Donnell; T Perrino, D Pugatch; Project SHIELD Collaborators

C3B - The Role of Mycoplasma genitalium in Nongonococcal Urethritis - DH Martin, L Mena, TF Mroczkowski, X Wang

C3C - Mycoplasma genitalium is Associated with Mucopurulent Cervicitis - L Manhart, K Holmes, S Dutro, C Stevens, C Critchlow, D Eschenbach, P Totten

C3D - Promiscuous Sexual Activity is Associated with Bacterial Vaginosis in Young Women Who Douche - MK Oh, J Schwebke, J Merchant, P Brown, R Desmond, M Jones, H Weiss

C3E - Risk Factors for Bacterial Vaginosis and Relationship with STDs in Adolescents - EH Koumans, LE Markowitz, A Pierce, MK Sawyer, J Papp, E Unger, C Black

C3F - Randomized Trial of Douching and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - KJ Rothman, DP Funch, T Alfredson, J Brady, NA Dreyer

C4A - Working Effectively with Native Communities to Prevent and Control Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) - L Shelby, James Cheek, R Pacheco, S Jackson, L Foster, A Oxendine, D Morgan, T Peterson, Slinkey, Jones, Peyton, and E Howard

C5 - Screening Males for Chlamydial Infection—Do We Have the Data to Guide Program? - JA Schillinger, T Gift, JM Marrazzo, J Ellen, C Gaydos, N Willard, C Rietmeijer, CK Kent, L Markowitz

C6A - Evaluation of Gonorrhea Screening in Family Planning Settings: California 2000 - CK Kent, M Brammeier, G Bolan, N Casas, M Funabiki, P Blackburn

C6B - Utility of the Urethral Gram Stain Among Asymptomatic Male STD Clinic Attendees - AS Palakkathodi, CA Lindsey, TA Peterman, JM Zenilman, CK Malotte, M Iatesta, ML Kamb

C6C - Effects of the Transition to Chlamydia Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing in a Public Health Screening Program - RA McDonald, J Pfister

C6D - Self-collected Vaginal Specimens for the Detection of Multiple Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescent Detainees - CM Holland, HC Wiesenfeld, PJ Murray

C6E - Evaluation of HIV Rapid Diagnostic Devices - NL Michael, H Zahwa, M Robb, J Malia

C6F - Rapid HIV Testing in an Emergency Department - K Kroc, S Kendrick, D Withum, E Couture, S Miller, B Zagorski, B Branson, R Weinstein

C7 - Crossing the Cultural Divide: A Non-deficit Approach to STD Prevention Practices - G Lara

C8 - The OASIS Project: Diverse Activities Utilizing & Integrating Surveillance Data for a More Comprehensive STD Program - D Thomas, J Beall, M Kang, J Lisbin, R Hamm, Y Tang, M Stenger, J Ellen

C9 - Expanding the Armamentarium: How Do We Get Non-Condom Prevention Tools? - A Forbes, D Arrindel, J Moore, K Whaley

D1 - Linking STD and HIV Control Programs with Harm Reduction Strategies for Injection Drug Users - S Jenison, B Trigg, M Samuel

D2 - The Cost-Effectiveness of Jail-Based STD and HIV Prevention Programs and Their Impact on Inmate and Community Health - T Gift, B Varghese, J Kraut, D Beete, H Beidinger, D Broussard, T Conklin, A McIntyre, S Mier, T Lincoln, C Mugalla, R Tuthill, K Irwin

D3 - Integrating Viral Hepatitis Prevention into STD/HIV Prevention Programs - J Buffington, K O’Connor, R Zimmerman, K Schlanger, I Weisfuse, R Gunn

D4 - Using Agency-Specific and Community-wide Needs Assessments for Improving Integrated and Teen-Friendly Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for Adolescents - V Loo, C Brindis, B Allen, J Wasserheit, N Adler, G Bolan

D5A - Discord, Discordance and Concurrency in New Partnerships - LN Drumright, PM Gorbach, KK Holmes

D5B - Geographic Bridges for Importation of STD in the Seattle Metropolitan Area: Barbarians at the Gates - RP Kerani, MR Golden, WLH Whittington, HH Handsfield, KK Holmes

D5C - STD Prevention: The Female as Health-Communicator and Risk-Manager - M Vega

D5D - Evaluation of Field Delivered Therapy for Individuals with Uncomplicated Chlamydial or Gonococcal Infections - V Davila, CK Kent, J Chaw, L Fischer, J Klausner, DIS staff

D5E - Cost Effectiveness of Patient-Delivered Partner Treatment Compared to Partner Referral for Chlamydial Infections in Women - JA Schillinger, MR Sternberg, T Gift

D5F - Training Sex Workers as Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and Maintenance Educators - J Breyer, C Cloniger III, D Cohan, T Knutson

D6A - Utilization and Quality of STD Services in Managed Care Organizations: A Synthesis of Recent Research - K Irwin, W Lafferty, ER Brown, N Pourat, M Stiffman, D Magid, S Ratelle, R Platt, D Yokoe, G Tao, L Anderson, E Patterson, W Kassler

D6B - Women’s Health Care Utilization Following an STD Diagnosis - S Wilson, N Brown, M Manos, W Leyden, V Chin, D Levin, P Braverman, S Shapiro, P Lavori

D6C - Re-infection With Chlamydia trachomatis in a Large Northern California HMO: Implications for Screening - M Kang, J Chow, T Dunn, K Deosaransingh, S Black, G Bolan

D6D - Beyond Knowledge: Integrating the Sexual History Taking Literature to Improve Provider Practices - K Farber, H Bauer, G Bolan

D6E - Physician Practices for Syphilis Screening and Case Management: A Comparison of High Morbidity, Potential Re-emergent and Low Morbidity Areas - JS Leichliter, SP Williams, G Counts

D6F - Physicians’ Actions Following the Diagnosis of a Bacterial STD: Results from a National Survey - DH McCree, N Liddon, M Hogben, JS St Lawrence

D7 - Multi-level Interventions to Improve Adolescent Health and Prevent STD Infection - K Ethier, P Dittus, K Vandevanter

D8 - Changing Trends in Nationally Notifiable Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the United States - H Weinstock, J Heffelfinger, L Newman, S Wang, K Fox, D Mosure, S Berman, O Devine

Poster Abstracts

Poster Table of Contents (includes late breaker posters)

Lunch Sessions

L1 - California Chlamydia Action Coalition (CCAC) – Lessons Learned - J Nagra, G Bolan, R Neiman, H Bauer, D Wohlfeiler, GW Rutherford

L2 - Program Operations Guidelines for STD Prevention - D Byrum

L3 - Problem or Solution? California’s Experience with Bathhouses - D Wohlfeiler, M Samuel, L Klosinski, B Bense

L4 - STD*MIS and CDC’s NEDSS Base System: Progress Made and Future Plans - CS Danos, M Cicchinelli

L5 - Screening for Syphilis in Jails: Lessons Learned from the Three Syphilis Elimination Demonstration Sites - PA Leone, CP Seigenthaler, D Wilmot, RH Kahn

L6 - Enhancing the STD Prevention Infrastructure by Building Social Capital: A Structural Intervention Workshop - FR Bloom, SP Williams

L7 - Youth/Adult Partnerships in Prevention Programming - J Gilliam, J Augustine

L8 - Providing Health Care for Patients with External Genital Warts: Treatment Patterns, Cost of Care, and Practice Guidelines in Public and Personal Health Care Settings - GA Richwald, RM Rash, PC Langley

L9 - “Sex in the City: An Inside View”—A Group Intervention to Help HIV Prevention Providers Understand the STD-HIV Connection - K Berkhoudt, P McGrath, M Urban, M Scahill, P Coury-Doniger

L10 - Communicating Syphilis Elimination: Stories from the Field - S Hornston, H Shepeard, D Anderson

L11 - STD Program Infrastructure: Do We Have What it Takes? Key Findings from the National Needs Assessment - B Meyerson, T Raphael, H Jenkins

L12 - Reframing the Picture: Incorporating Youth Development Principles into STD Prevention - K Compoc; A Shankar

L13 - Effective Methods for Involving African-American Men Who Have Sex with Men in the Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs - R Swayzer, T Franklin, D Evans

L14 - Maximizing Impact: How to Make Your STD Prevention Programs Engaging, Memorable and Motivational - S Fallon, S Bui

L15 - Re-evaluation of Selective Screening for Chlamydial Infection in Women, Region X Infertility Prevention Project (IPP) - DS LaMontagne, KL Gudgel

L16 - Hospital Emergency Departments: A New Frontier for Syphilis Elimination - C Moseley, S Keener, C McCoy

Latebreaker Abstracts

(see also Latebreaker Poster Abstracts under Posters)

Risk Factors for Neurosyphilis - CM Marra, CL Maxwell, SL Smith, SA Lukehart, AM Rompalo, M Eaton, BP Stoner, DE Barker, JJ Corbett, M Augenbraun, M Zajackowski, C Raines, J Nerad, R Kee, SH Barnett

Factors Influencing the Acceptance of HSV 2 Antibody Testing Among Adolescents and Young Adults - KH Fife, W Tu, DI Bernstein, R Brady, F Biro, L Stanberry, S.Rosenthal, K Stone, J Leichliter, and GD Zimet

Human Papillomavirus Infection Among Men Attending an STD Clinic - S Baldwin, S Redmond, D Wallace, M Papenfuss, M Abrahamsen, J Hallum, A Giuliano

The National Pharmaceutical Stockpile and the STD Prevention Program Professional – A National Security Relationship - DE Adcock and R Havlak

Once is Not Enough: Re-Screening Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Clinic Patients in Six Months to Detect New, Unrecognized STDs - O. Bolu, C. Lindsey, T. Peterman, M. Kamb, G. Bolan, J. Zenilman, J. Douglas, K Malotte, J. Rogers, for the Project RESPECT study group.

Randomized Controlled Trial of HIV Counseling with Rapid and Standard HIV Testing (RESPECT-2) - Metcalf CA, Cross H, Dillon BA, Douglas JM Jr., Malotte CK, Young PA, Lindsey CA, Peterman TA