2002 National STD Conference - Poster Abstracts - Table of Contents

P1 – Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis (Ct) in a Commercially Insured Population – J Armstrong, S Leeds-Richter, H Sangi-Haghpeykar

P2 – Get Tested! Chlamydia Screening Projects in Non-Traditional Settings in California – M Chartier, M Little, M Brammeier, HM Bauer, R Neiman, Get Tested! Project Managers, G Bolan

P3 – Chlamydia Testing in a Public Healthcare System Before and After Implementation of Screening Guidelines – G Alfonsi, J Shlay, T Dam, J Douglas, A Davidson

P4 – Risk Factors for Asymptomatic Chlamydia trachomatis Infection Among Young Women Enlisting in the US Navy – M Ryan, L Evans, J McKeehan

P5 – Prevalence and Correlates of Chlamydia trachomatis in Sexually Active African-American Adolescent Females – KM Williams, GM Wingood

P6 – Pilot Evaluation of the Soundex Function for the Region VIII Infertility Prevention Project (IPP) – Y Hamby, H Hughes, E Ansara

P7 – How Often Should Young Women Be Screened for Chlamydia trachomatis in a Moderate-Prevalence Area? – JK Chaw, CK Kent, JD Klausner

P8 – Examining Selective Chlamydia Screening Criteria for Women over Age 25 – V Loo, E Ciemins, J Chow, M Brammeier, H Bauer, P Kerndt, G Bolan.

P9 – Randomized Trial Comparing Different Outreach Strategies for Chlamydia Screening – L Asbel, R Jeanette , M Goldberg, P Whittaker, K Armstrong, D Vojta, C Johnson

P10 – Impact of Targeted Screening and Treatment of Asymptomatic Males for Chlamydia trachomatis on Female Morbidity – M Eberhart, L Asbel, M Goldberg, R Small

P11 – Expanding Chlamydia Awareness and Health Care Seeking Among At-Risk Males – KL Gudgel, S Hartman, M Stenger, M Aubin, L Klopfenstein

P12 – Gonorrhea Prevalence and Co-infection with Chlamydia in Women Seen in Family Planning Clinics – L Dicker, D Mosure, S Berman, W Levine, and Regional Infertility Prevention Program

P13 – Results of a Urine-Based Gonorrhea (GC) and Chlamydia (CT) Screening Program for High-Risk Adolescents in Monroe County – K McMahon, M Urban, P Coury-Doniger, M Scahill, J Leger

P14 – Multiple Sexually Transmitted Infections Within Sexual Dyads – B Van Der Pol, JA Williams, BE Batteiger, JD Fortenberry, DP Orr, Julie Shilliager

P15 – Ciprofloxacin-Resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Southern California, 2000–2001: Are Men Who Have Sex with Men at Greater Risk? – HM Bauer, A Vannier, D Moore

P16 – Characteristics of Patients Infected with Ciprofloxacin-Resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae, in the Continental United States, 1994-2000 – S Conner, S Wang

P17 – Gonorrhea Screening Practices, Strategies, and Guideline Development for Non-Pregnant Female Patients in a Managed Care Setting – H Chaney, M Chartier, H Bauer, R Neiman, N Kang, R Baxter, G Bolan

P18 – Gonorrhea Surveillance: Estimating Epidemiologic and Clinical Characteristics of Reported Cases Using a Sample Survey Methodology, San Diego County, 2001 – K Mark, A Arroyo, R Gunn

P19 – Trends in Gonorrhea in Canada, 1994–2001 – L Hansen, T Wong

P20 – Increases in Gonorrhea Among Vulnerable Populations: Obstacles to Disease Intervention – SJ Shapiro, S Downes

P21 -Patterns of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Ng) Antimicrobial Susceptibility Among Female Sex Workers in Manado, Indonesia – MR Joesoef, JS Moran, A Karundeng, C Runtupalit, M Lesmana, JS Lewis, CA Ryan

P22 – High Rate of Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) Among Women with Intrauterine Devices (IUD) in Manado, Indonesia – MR Joesoef, A Karundeng, C Runtupalit, JS Moran, JS Lewis, CA Ryan

P23 – Characteristics Associated with Vaginal Douching Among Young Women: Results from the 2000 California Women’s Health Survey – R Gindi, MS Kang , JM Chow , B Davis , G Bolan

P24 – Vaginal Douching Behaviors Then and Now: Has Anything Changed? – JS Merchant, MK Oh, P Brown, E Funkhouser, M Boschulte, E Beatty, S Howard

P25 – Why Do Adolescent Women Start and Continue to Douche? – JS Merchant, MK Oh, PR Brown

P26 – Early Onset of Douching is Associated With False Beliefs and High-Risk Behaviors – MK Oh, J Merchant, P Brown, E Funkhouser, E Beatty, M Boschulte, S Howard, T Simpson

P27 – Douching Behavior in Three Different Samples of Women – PR Brown, MK Oh, J Merchant, E Funkhouser, E Beatty, Mary Boschulte, J Frederick, T Simpson, S Howard

P28 – Initiating Efforts to Change Sexual Health Norms in National Organizations: Project of the STD Prevention Partnership – M Revels, JA Lipshutz, M Anderson, A Alexander, V Harrison, C Lewis and the STD Prevention Partnership

P29 – Concurrency and STD in New Sexual Partnerships – PM Gorbach, L Drumright, KK Holmes

P30 – Preventive and Risk Behaviors Among Young Black Women Receiving STD Testing Services, Dallas, 1999–2001 – KM Sabin, G Secura, S Behel, D Shehan

P31 – Substance Abuse Problems Among New York City Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic Patients, 2000 – PW Appel, R Piculell, HK Jansky, K Griffy, L Neylans, S Rubin, S Blank

P32 – Willingness to Pay for a Contraceptive/Safer Sex Services Health Insurance Benefit – A Kurth, M Weaver, D Lockhart

P33 – Impact of HIV-Prevention Counseling on Intended Risk-Reduction Behavior – L Brooks, C Metcalf, R Francis, J Douglas, S Padilla, B Dillon, H Cross

P34 – Gender Differences in Chlamydia Awareness and STD Health Care Seeking: Results From The 2000 California Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System – R Gindi, JM Chow, J Lifshay, B Davis, H Bauer, MC Samuel, G Bolan

P35 – Gender Differentials in the Extent of Knowledge About RTI and STI in India: Evidence from RCH-RHS – RK Sharma and R Ranjan

P36 – Oral Sex and Other High-Risk Behaviors – A Pierce, E Koumans, M Sawyer, J Papp, C Black, L Markowitz

P37 – America Online Perpetuates Syphilis and Gonorrhea Transmission in San Francisco – JD Klausner, A Kim, C Kent

P38 – The Relationship Between Number of Sexual Partners and Receiving an Annual Medical Exam Among Latino Adolescents: Modifying Role of Acculturation – OL Sarmiento, WC Miller, CA Ford

P39 – Stage of Change for Sexual Risk Reduction in HIV-Infected Clients at a Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic – M Urban, K McMahon, R Polito, M Scahill, K Berkhoudt, P McGrath, P Coury-Doniger

P40 – Assessment Instruments Affect Sexually Transmitted Disease Knowledge Levels – J Lambert, SD Barger

P41 – Three Year Follow-Up of Documentation and Self-Report of STD History Among Minority Women with STD – JD Champion, RN Shain, JM Piper, S Perdue

P42 – Relative Impact of Increased Condom Use Versus Increased Abstinence on STD and HIV Prevalence – JR Mann, CC Stine

P43 – A Sexual Risk Reduction Intervention for Incarcerated Women – N Liddon, JS St Lawrence, M Hogben

P44 – Screening for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) in the Correctional Setting: Targeting Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) – D Carr, D Kodagoda, M Campos Bovee, A Lawrence, P Kerndt

P45 – STD Interventions in Large County Jail Facilities: Phoenix, Arizona – P Powers, G Steinhauser, J Weisbuch

P46 – Modeling the STD Risk Behaviors of Imprisoned U.S. Women – M Hogben, JS St. Lawrence, G Eldridge, MH Hennessy

P47 – Urine-Based Chlamydia Screening of Young Men in State and Local Juvenile Detention Facilities—Prevalence Variations in Oregon and Washington, 1998–2000 – DS LaMontagne, LE Patrick

P48 – Monitoring STD, HIV, and TB Prevalence in Persons Entering Corrections Facilities – RH Kahn, SP Danner, T Raziano, K Hutchins, J Ford, K Middleton, M Fobbs, A Spalding, P Powers, T Outlin, C Hyer, CK Kent, SJN McNabb

P49 – Incarceration and Community-Level Sexually-Transmitted Diseases Rates in North Carolina Counties – LA Sampson, JC Thomas

P50 – Sentinel STD Surveillance Among Incarcerated MSM – M Campos Bovee, D Kodagoda, J Chen, D Carr, P Kerndt

P51 – Self-Reported HIV Status and Risk Factors Among Incarcerated Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) – C Higgins, D Kodagoda, D Carr, M Bovee, J Chen, P Kerndt

P52 – Prevalence and Indicators of Chlamydia trachomatis Infections Among Men in Massachusetts Correctional Facilities and STD clinics – M Nguyen, S Ratelle, M Whelan, P Etkind, B Dumas, Y Tang, P Rocheford

P53 – Description of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screening Among Juveniles in Essex County, NJ Juvenile Facility, January 2000–December 2000 – D Ivanov

P54 – Incentive Program to Increase Voluntary Syphilis Screening in a County Correctional Facility – G Nowels, T Chrestoff, H Scaife

P55 – Project Connect: Enhanced HIV and Syphilis Counseling and Testing Services in a Correctional Population – VP Jones, G Olthoff, S Brunson, M Ward, B Stanton

P56 – Assessment of the Utility of Routine Screening for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in a Juvenile Detention Facility: San Bernardino County, California – RK Spencer, ED Peace, A Haro-Garcia, HR Cockerill, JG Nevarez, AF Taylor, RE Zane, EK Frykman, TJ Prendergast, GR Greene

P57 – One-Time Money: It Can Make a Difference – D Coleman, M Krempasky, K Dorian, M Headlee

P58 – Prevalence of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Among Females in a Juvenile Detention Facility, Honolulu, Hawaii – A Katz, M Lee, R Ohye, J Oshiro, J Tomas, N Chun, R Atienza

P59 – Azithromycin as a Cost-Saving Alternative to Penicillin G Benzathine for Treatment of Incubating Syphilis in Exposed Contacts – J Blandford, T Gift

P60 – A Cost-Effective, Targeted, Capacity Expansion of HIV/AIDS Services in Substance Abuse Treatment Agencies – P Tambe, R Lewis-Hardy, V Hartwell, J Creighton, L Allen, A Troutman, D Daniels

P61 – Cost-Effectiveness of Universal Screening for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Among Inmates in United States Jails – J Kraut, A Haddix, R Greifinger, K Irwin

P62 – CLIA Waived vs Moderately Complex Rapid HIV Testing: How Much Will it Cost? – DL Sykes, BM Branson, SR Truax

P63 – HIV Testing with Oral Fluids and Rapid Tests is More Effective and Less Costly – F Spielberg, S Jackson, B Varghese, B Branson, SD Reed, G Goldbaum, SD Sullivan

P64 – Acceptance of Alternate HIV Counseling and Testing Strategies (Rapid, Oral Fluid, and Optional versus Standard Counseling) – F Spielberg, BM Branson, GM Goldbaum, A Rossini, D Lockhart, A Kurth, RW Wood

P65 – Development and Application of a Rapid Sensitive/Less-Sensitive Testing Strategy to Ascertain HIV Incident Cases – N Constantine, A Sill, N Jack, F Cleghorn, K Kreisel, J Edwards, T Cafarella, H Smith, C Bartholomew, W Blattner

P66 – HIV Assays Move to the Next Generation: Rapid Confirmation of Infection – N Constantine, F Ketema, K Kreisel

P67 – How Well Do Rapid HIV Tests Detect Seroconverters? – B Branson, N Meredith, J Mei, H Hannon

P68 – Accuracy of Newer Rapid Tests for HIV Antibody – B Branson, A Uniyal, C Fridlund, T Granade, P Kerndt

P69 – Quality Control for HIV Rapid Tests – J Mei, N Meredith, D Kothe, B Branson, WH Hannon

P70 – Effect of Testing Site on Client Satisfaction with Rapid HIV Tests – A Uniyal, LV Smith, B Branson, B Bolan, T Horton, JL Chen, T Woerhrle, P Kerndt

P71 – New York State’s Experience with Assessment of Waived Testing and PPMP Practices: Are We Ready for Waived HIV Antibody Tests? – LM Clarke, R Jenny, S Shulman, A Reilly, C Olsen

P72 – Trends in STD Diagnostic Technologies in California, 1996-2000 – G Gould, M Kang, T Bobo, H Bauer, J Montes, R Tulloch, G Bolan, M Samuel

P73 – Performance of the Gen-Probe® APTIMA® Combo 2 Semi-Automated Assay for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae on the DTS 1600 (Direct Tube Sampling) System – DH Green, DA Reed

P74 – The Lack of Sensitivity of the Leukocyte Esterase Test (LET) in Detecting Chlamydial Infections in Men Entering Jails in Massachusetts – S Ratelle, M Nguyen, M Whelan, P Etkind, B Dumas, Y Tang, P Rocheford

P75 – Evaluation of Vaginal Swab Specimens in the APTIMA® Combo 2 Assay for Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) – M Mauricio, M Bott, M Castillo, S Turner, J Shaw

P76 – Comparison of Cytological Cervical Figures in Women with or without Infection from HIV – C Pavia, P Piselli, M Peroni, M L Schiavone, N Orchi, G Pontani, S Calcaterra, P Pietrobattista, S Zaniratti, A Spanó, D Serraino, MR Capobianchi, G Ippolito

P77 – Strain Typing of Neisseria gonorrhoeae Isolates by Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis and Automated Ribotyping – S Rolando, M Whelan, J Fontana, A Foley, H George

P78 – Comparison of Two Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests to Culture for the Detection of Pharyngeal Neisseria gonorrhoeae – D Campbell, M Ishida, C Madayag, A Soohoo, V Zapitz, S Liska

P79 – Implications of Chlamydia Test Specificity for Screening Guidelines for Older Women – C Kent, J Chow, H Bauer, M Brammeier, M Funabiki, G Bolan, P Blackburn

P80 – Comparison of Specimen-Processing Procedures and Preliminary Data on Performance of the ROCHE COBAS PCR to Detect Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) in Rectal Specimens – MR Golden, SG Astete, CW Celum, WHL Whittington, KK Holmes, WE Stamm, PA Totten

P81 – Comparison of Confirmatory Methods for Syphilis: EIA, TP-PA, and FTA – S Crowe, D Willis, Z Mulla, S Terry

P82 – ¡ Qué Siga la Tradición! Incorporating Cultural Values in Latino Youth STD Education – L Shapiro, M Stalker, Y Polanco, K Scanlon

P83 – Internet as Health Educator: What Do Teens Wanna Know About STDs? – J Temby, L Gilbert, and J Short

P84 – Of Mice and Mail: Starting a Regional STD E-mail Newsletter – J Fitch, J Douglas, T Anderson, T Lee

P85 – Promoting Comprehensive Prevention Efforts Through Community Outreach – R Zimmerman, C Finley, D Durbin

P86 – Using Visual Print Media to Modify Behavior of Communities Disproportionately Affected by Syphilis with a Message Testing Campaign – V Hartwell, E Cameron, M Allen, Y Holiday, C Perez-Espinoza, A Lomax, R Lewis-Hardy, A Troutman, D Daniels

P87 – Item Non-Response to A-CASI Sexual Health Interviews in a Primary Care Clinic – JD Fortenberry, M McFarlane

P88 – STD Education Needs on Campus: Opening the Door to Collaboration – C Burke, P Etkind

P89 – Involving all Sectors of the Society in Effective STD Educational Programs – IL George Jr

P90 – Initiatives to Encourage Individuals to Attend for STI Screening – P-A Mardh1, D Hellberg

P91 – Assessment of a Computer-Based Interactive STD Prevention Educational Intervention for Adolescents – KK Hsu, DM Hoffman, PQ Sheehan, CM Zuckerman, AJ Santana, D Christiansen, PG Braslins

P92 – How Did We Get Here?: Formative Research for the Development of Health Communication Materials for National Plan to Eliminate Syphilis from the U.S. – S Hornston, D Anderson, H Shepeard

P93 – Health Protective Sexual Communication Scale in STD Clinics – J Yasuda, P Gorbach, L Drumright, KK Holmes

P94 – Increase Access to STD Care Through Using Morbidity to Locate Clinical Services – N Burns, B Farrell, P Briggs, W Dumas

P95 – An Evaluation of Reporting of Laboratory-Confirmed Gonorrheal and Chlamydial Infections by Providers Affiliated with Three Large Managed Care Organizations, 1995–1999 – M Stiffman, P Carr, D Yokoe, R Platt, R Blair, L Martino, S Ratelle, Y Tang, M Whelan, P Etkind, D Magid, E Lyons, C Loftin, G Tao, K Irwin

P96 – Leading Barriers to STD Care in Two Managed Care Organizations: Final Results of a Survey of Primary Care Clinicians – K Irwin, L Anderson, M Stiffman, D Magid, T DeFor, AL Crain

P97 – Incidence of STDs Among Sex Workers and Their Partners: Testing in Non-Traditional Settings – L Nicholson

P98 – Expectations of STD Clinic Patients Regarding STD Screening – K Kroeger1, R Knaup2, M Williams2, B Stoner

P99 – A Comparison of Community-Based Organizations’ Medical and Preventive Services for HIV/STDs to Morbidity Rates in Baltimore City – B. Glass, G. Mitchell, I. Chinea, J. Michaud, J.Ellen

P100 – STD Screening and Diagnostic Testing Policies Among Primary Care Practices in Wake County, North Carolina – M Smurzynski, T Moran, TQ Nguyen, TH Cohen, K Irwin, KK Fox, R Barnes, PA Leone, WC Miller

P101 – Innovations in Quality: a Pilot Review of an Integrated Reproductive Health Record in Delaware – MT Hogan, R McKenna, RJ Coppola, T Kariem-White, S Bonu, K O’Connor, J Welch, D Mann, AM Rompalo

P102 – Results of a Patient Satisfaction Survey in an STD Clinic – L Lamprecht

P103 – Performance Measurement of the National STD Program: Identification of Candidate Measures to be Pilot Tested – SM Berman

P104 – Logic Models: A Roadmap for Program Evaluation Planning – B Apt, K Childers

P105 – Partner Notification and Medication Delivery Intentions in Substance Abusers Screened for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia – PG Braslins, JM Liebschutz, EP Finley, D Christiansen, JH Samet

P106 – Contact Tracing Sexual Partners from Infected and Non-Infected Research Subjects – C Kennel, D Orr, B Batteiger, JD Fortenberry

P107 – Randomized Trial of Supplementary Interviewing Techniques to Enhance Recall of Sexual Partners in Contact Interviews – DD Brewer, JJ Potterat, SQ Muth, PZ Malone, PA Montoya, DA Green, HL Rogers, LA Plummer, T Maldonado, S Hurlbutt, D Dorobiala, P Cox

P108 – Integrating Partner Notification into HIV Reporting: The New York State Experience – R Thomas, FB Coles, HIV Reporting Workgroup

P109 – Methods and Effectiveness of Partner Notification of Syphilis Patients Attending STD Clinic in Shenzhen – H Zhou, H Dai, L Shi

P110 – Building and Mobilizing Community Partnerships in the Inner City, Bronx, New York, 2000 – M Freeman, D Hazel, G Stover, D Arthur, R Fishlowitz, R Friedman, S Blank

P111 – A Faith-Based Response to STD Programs: The PETRA Model – JA Johnson

P112 – Working as a Community: How Public Health Can Partner with Business – M Headlee, M Krempasky, J Finley, C Cameron, C Thomas, M Carlock, K Dorian

P113 – Collaborative Efforts for Prevention/Screening of STD’s – M Rowser, K Bawel

P114 – Going to the Chapel: Assessment of STD and HIV Prevention Needs Among Faith-Based Organizations in the Chicago Area – B Ford Lattimore, D Broussard, J Johnson

P115 – Trends in Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Hospitalizations and Ambulatory Visits, United States, 1985–1999 – MY Sutton, M Sternberg, A Zaidi, M St. Louis, W Levine

P116 – Endometritis Does Not Predict Long-Term Outcomes Following Pelvic Inflammatory Disease – CL Haggerty, RB Ness, DE Soper , RL Holley, J Peipert, H Randall, RL Sweet, SJ Sondheimer, SL Hendrix, A Amortegui, G Trucco, T Songer, JR Lave, SL Hillier, SF Kelsey, for the PID Evaluation and Clinical Health (PEACH) Study Investigators

P117 – Predicting Pregnancy Risk in Women Attending an STD Clinic – JC Shlay, B Mayhugh, M Foster, ME Maravi

P118 – Assessment of STD Prenatal Screening Rates in Maine – J Gunderman-King, SJ Shapiro, P Kuehnert

P119 – Azithromycin for Chlamydial Infection in Pregnancy – S Guerry, M Rhew, M Kang, R Baxter, H Bauer, G Bolan

P120 – Assessment of Prenatal Syphilis Screening and Factors Influencing Likelihood of Screening in a High Morbidity Area – Marion County, Indiana, 1999 – D DiOrio Rekas, J Arno, C Langley, A Goldsmith; S Fiorini, M McLaughlin

P121 – Congenital Syphilis Prevention Practices of Obstetrician-Gynecologists, and Delivering Hospitals in Florida, 2001 – J Dettis, K Schmitt, P Moncrief and S Shiver

P122 – North Carolina’s HIV Perinatal Provider’s Partnership – JM Owen-O’Dowd, EM Foust, K Troccoli

P123 – Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Antenatal Clinic Attendants in Cameroon – PM Ndumbe, W Eseme, E Asonganyi, A Adimora

P124 – Barriers to Screening Adolescents for Chlamydia During Health Supervision Pediatric Visits in a Large HMO – S Brown, R Pantell, K Tebb, M Shafer, J Kaplan, A Gyamfi, S Cruz, C Wibbelsman

P125 – Characterizing High School Males and Their Sex Partners – N Willard, A Joffe, C Gaydos, G Waterfield, J Ellen

P126 – Communicating with Adolescents for Optimal Care: Practical Techniques for Primary Care Providers – E Fishburn, S Ball-Garza

P127 – Baja California and California Syphilis Elimination Project – P Cleary, G Kennedy, R Lozada, P Quijada, G Rutherford, M Samuel, G Bolan, S Waterman

P128 – An Assessment of STD Services in California’s Migrant and Rural Clinics – J Miller, R Gindi, H Bauer, G Bolan

P129 – STD Lay Health Advisors for Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers: A Feasibility Study – FR Bloom, K Kroeger

P130 – Parece que va a Llover…Compadre, Ponte el Sombrero [It Looks Like Rain . . . Put On Your Hat, My Friend]: An HIV/STD Risk Awareness Fotonovela for Latino Immigrant Day Laborers – D Y Estremera, M Arevalo, J Armbruster

P131 – Sexually Transmitted Disease Risk Behaviors among California Agricultural Workers – Results from a Population-Based Survey – M Brammeier, G Gould, J Miller, J Chow, D Lighthall, G Bolan

P132 – Examining Risk Factors Associated with HIV Among Men Who Have Sex in California – DS Webb, SR Truax

P133 – Uncovering STD Concerns of Men Who Have Sex with Men – D Thomas, KM Ford

P134 – Creating Alliances Between Venues Attracting MSM and STD Prevention Programs – R Smith, J Brown, S Blank

P135 – Syphilis Among Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in Miami–Dade County, Florida – R Bronzan, L Echavarria, J Hermida, M Trepka, T Burns, K Fox

P136 – Predictors of STD Testing and Incidence Among African-American and White Men Who Have Sex with Men ( MSM) – DJ McKirnan, M Tolou-Shams, J Flynn, B Hope, L Branch

P137 – Many Men, Many Voices: A Science-Based Prevention Intervention for Gay Men of Color (GMOC) – M Scahill, P McGrath, K Berkhoudt, G English, J Morgan, M Urban, P Coury-Doniger

P138 – Syphilis Awareness at New York City’s Gay Pride Fest, 2001 – J Brown, M Freeman, R Friedman, S Blank

P139 – Factors Related to STD Risk Among Women Who Have Sex with Women (WSW) – M Tolou-Shams, DJ McKirnan, KM Dyslin, B Wilson, B Hope, L Branch

P140 – STD Screening of Actors in the Adult Entertainment Industry: Alternative Testing Opportunities to Detect and Treat STDs – D Kodagoda, M Boudov, S Mitchell, G Smietana, P Kerndt

P141 – Changing Socio-Demographic Characteristics and Declining Trends in HIV Infection and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) in Female Sex Workers (FSWs) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 1992-2000 – M Diarrassouba, V Ettiégne-Traoré

P142 – Health Indicators among Low-Income Sex Workers: The Population-Based Northern California Young Women’s Survey – DL Cohan, A Kim, W McFarland

P143 – Indigenous People of India are More Prone to HIV/AIDS, Evident From NFHS-II – R Nainakwal

P144 – Recent STD/Hepatitis Diagnoses Reported by HIV Counseling and Testing Clients in California – C Heusner, S Truax

P145 – Standard Risk Assessment (SRA) and Screening for Syphilis, Gonorrhea (GC), and Chlamydia (CT) Among HIV-Infected Patients Receiving Medical Care – C Rietmeijer, J Landrigan, D Britt, P Gourley, W Burman

P146 – STDs in an HIV World: Preliminary Results of the STD/HIV Integrated Prevention Services (SHIPS) Project in Los Angeles County – M Campos Bovee, D Kodagoda, H Rotblatt, A Narayanan, P Kerndt

P147 – Evaluating HIV/Syphilis Prevention Mass Media Campaign Targeting Puerto Rican Women in Childbearing Ages, 2000–2001 – AM Lugo, LM Soltero, MM Ayala, J Molina

P148 – Current STD Infection and HIV Testing: A Case-Control Study – M Smurzynski, WC Miller, T Moran, K Irwin, KK Fox, R Barnes, PA Leone

P149 – An Educational Initiative Between the STD and HIV Program Leads to an Increased Utilization of the STD Services – T Bertrand, M Gosciminski, F Tedino, L Martin

P150 – Program Assessment and Review (PAAR): A Comprehensive STD/HIV Program Evaluation Tool – C Campbell

P151 – STD Clinic Samples and High-Risk Community Samples: A Comparison – P Du, LA McNutt, R Thomas, FB Coles

P152 – An Exploration into Geographic Clustering Using STD Surveillance System Information – JJ Jennings, F Curriero, JM Ellen

P153 – Increased Surveillance for Chlamydia When Adding Urine-Based Testing to a School-Based Screening System – MM Vukovich, KA Haglund, S Wang, R McDonald

P154 – Integration of Separate Data Sets Within a State Health Department – B Laffoon, T Beers, R Hamm

P155 – Using Lorenz Curves to Evaluate Spatial Patterns in STDs – O Devine

P156 – Comparative Geographic and Population Concentration of Four STDs – RP Kerani, HH Handsfield, MS Handcock, KK Holmes

P157 – Enhanced Surveillance and Epidemiologic Trends of Syphilis in California – MC Samuel, T Lo, G Gould, R Tulloch, K Bernstein, G Bolan

P158 – Surveillance for Repeat Gonorrhea Infection, San Diego, California, 1995–2000: Establishing Definitions and Methods – A Maroufi, R Gunn, K Fox

P159 – Analysis of Gonorrhea Surveillance Data – AA Zaidi

P160 – Evaluating the Reality of Disease Prevention Practice: Matching HIV Surveillance and STD Databases – J Harms, R Rogers

P161 – Evaluation of a Syphilis Surveillance System–San Francisco 2000 – W Wong, C Kent, R Kohn, W Wolf, L Fischer, J Klausner

P162 – Using Automated Systems to Obtain Accurate Data, Track Behavior Change, and Identify Program Needs – E Benet

P163 – Electronic System for Rapid Initiation, Transfer, and Tracking of Syphilis Investigations on High-Priority Reactive Serological Test Results – A Studzinski, S Holmes

P164 – Assessing the California Syphilis Reactor Grid from Surveillance Data, California, 2000-2001 – T Lo, M Samuel, G Gould, R Tulloch, S Coulter, R Kohn, G Bolan

P165 – Changes in the Epidemiology of Syphilis in New York City, 1999-2001 – G Paz-Bailey, A Meyers, L Markowitz, J Brown, S Rubin, S Blank

P166 – A New Approach to Program Evaluation: Statewide Review of Early-Latent Syphilis for Diagnostic Criteria – P Moncrief, S Shiver, D Cordova, K Schmitt, D George, L Roberts, J Fletcher, M Powelson, JL Dettis

P167 – “Take It to the Streets”: Syphilis Screening in Non-Traditional Venues – J Scott, M Eisenberg, A Muriera, E Spender-Smith, L Carnicom

P168 – Silently Stressing Syphilis—Community Partnership of SEP Poster Dissemination in Cleveland, OH – T Chrestoff, G Nowels, H Scaife

P169 – Potential Impact of the National Plan to Eliminate Syphilis on HIV Incidence Rates Among African-Americans – HW Chesson, SD Pinkerton, R Voigt, GW Counts

P170 – Development and Implementation of a Syphilis Outbreak Response Plan: Houston Department of Health and Human Services and Community Partners – M Thomas

P171 – Obstacles Encountered in Syphilis Elimination Program Implementation – M Rollins, M Krempasky, K Dorian, B Radcliff, D Coleman

P172 – Year 2001 STD Training in the Pacific Island Jurisdictions of Ebeye, Chuuk and Yap: Lessons Learned – S Adler, H Calvet, M Little, S Schnare, G Bolan

P173 – To Train or Not To Train—That is the Question! – SL Harper, RB Heath, BJ Nolt, MJ Mitchell, M Scharbo-Dehaan

P174 – Launching Leadership: The ATPM/CDC STD Prevention Fellowship Program – RB Heath, M Scharbo-DeHaan, D Anderson

P175 – National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC) Training Activities and Student Characteristics, May 2000–April 2001 – K Koski, M Scharbo-DeHaan, F Barnes, B Heath

P176 – Partnerships in Practice: Standardized STD Curriculum in a Graduate Level Nurse Practitioner Program – S Kendig, D Rother, B Stoner

P177 – Development of a Visually Intuitive Disease Intervention Specialist Procedure Manual to Train Staff & Promote Consistency of Case Management & STD*MIS Data – D Brooks, N Thomas, C Kennel

P178 – Provider Awareness of Syphilis Reporting Requirements, New York City, 2001 – J Grayson, A Hernandez, B Parker, L Tarrantino, J Brown, S Blank

P179 – Assessment of STD Knowledge, Skills and Training Needs Among Infertility Prevention Providers (IPP) in New York State (NYS) – ML Newcomb, G Pozzi-Galluzi, SA Payette, A Muse

P180 – Health Educators’ Understanding of Risk in Sexually Transmitted Infections – MB Adam, VF Reyna, ME Walsh

P181 – Training as a Facilitator of Best Practice and Continuity of Care for Inmates at Risk or Infected with HIV, Hepatitis, and Syphilis – J Zalumas

P182 – Integrating Hepatitis Policy into STD Programs: A Progress Report – K Scanlon, K Ford, L Gilbert, D Bergmire-Sweat

P183 – Sexual Risk Behaviors and Epidemic HIV and Hepatitis B Among Injection Drug Users Receiving Prescriptions for Syringes – JI Harwell, EG Martin, SL Sanford, GE Macalino, LE Taylor, A Osei, SF McNamara, JD Rich

P184 – Hepatitis B Immunization in a STD Clinic: “Lessons Learned in San Diego County—A Practical Guide” – S O’Neill, R Gunn, P Murray, H Margolis

P185 – Emergency Response to an Outbreak of Hepatitis C by New York City Department of Health (NYCDOH) STD Control Program – S Sebiyam, S Rubin, T Cherneskie, M Layton, A Hernandez, C Martinez, S Blank

P186 – Successful Referral of Hepatitis C–Infected Persons Detected through Screening at a Public STD Clinic – JB Lynch, HH Handsfield, MR Golden

P187 – Hepatitis Integration in the STD Clinic Setting – KA Hafford, LG Walser

P188 – HIV Counseling and Testing Through Hepatitis A Intervention – D Coppedge, G Hansen, J Seltzer

P189 – Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Testing Experience in Various Public Health Venues – J Landrigan, J Subiadur, CA Rietmeijer, JM Douglas

P190 – What People Need to Know about Herpes: Caller Profiles and Concerns on the National Herpes Hotline – M Herndon, F Wyand

P191 – Insights into the Long-Term Acceptance of Genital Herpes: A Qualitative Study – S Sherman, J Grosshans, L Jolley

P192 – Genital Herpes: What Do Patients Want? – LK Gilbert, CE Ebel, KM Ford

P193 – New HSV Serologies: Are STD Clinic Patients Really Ready? – LK Joyce, JE Alcaraz, RA Gunn, RA Gilchick

P194 – College Students’ Attitudes About HSV/HPV Vaccines – CW Boehner, SR Howe, RB Noll, RM Stutz, DI Bernstein, SL Rosenthal

P195 – Prevalence and Predictors of Human Papillomavirus Infection in HIV-Positive and Negative Women – A Chaturvedi, A Gaffga, K Mire, J Dumestre, R Clark, P Braly, K Dunlap, J Slavinsky, P Kissinger, M Hagensee

P196 – Association Between MSM Behavior and the Seroprevalence of HPV-16 and HSV-2 – F Xu, MR Sternberg, K Karem, E Unger, KM Stone, LE Markowitz

P197 – Launching the National HPV and Cervical Cancer Prevention Hotline: Assessment of Caller Data during the First Two Years of Existence – F Wyand, M Herndon, B Ames

P198 – HPV Screening and Diagnosis Practices—Findings from a National Survey – DH McCree, JS Leichliter, M Hogben, and JS St Lawrence

P199 – HIV Testing with Same-Day Results – M Lally, P Shah, S Frater, M DiSpigno, J Harwell, D Pugatch

P200 – Voluntary HIV Partner Counseling and Referral Services (PCRS): An Examination of HIV Positive Original Client Decisions to Participate – H Rasmussen, C Baker, V Eckert

P201 – Identifying Potential HIV Transmitters in an STD Clinic: Association of Unprotected Anal Sex with Sexual Behavior and Not Taking Antiretroviral Medications – MR Golden, DD Brewer, WLH Whittington, KK Holmes, HH Handsfield

P202 – MSM with HIV/AIDS: Trends and Co-infections – BJ Mitts, CD Meade

P203 – HIV in Puerto Rico: HIV Serostatus, Demographic, and Behavioral Characteristics of Priority Populations Served by HIV Counseling and Testing Sites – E Tirado, B López

P204 – HIV/AIDS in the Aging Population – L Del-Rose

Late Breaker Posters

LB1 – Increasing Proportion of HSV-1 as a Cause of Genital Herpes Infection in College Students – CM Roberts, JR Pfister

LB2 – Effect of Endocervical Specimen Adequacy on Ligase Chain Reaction Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis – SJ Jirsa, RK Teske, JN Woods

LB3 – Men with Regular Doctors Attending STD Clinics Have Similar Disease Burden to Those Who Do Not – JM Sizemore, Jr, Willa Sanders, DM Ennis, MD, EW Hook, III, MD

LB4 – Screening for Chlamydial Infection in a High-risk Male Population – S.M. Rogers, JM Zenilman

LB5 – STD and HIV Services in Illinois County Jails – A McIntyre, A Studzinski, H Beidinger

LB6 – An Economic Evaluation of a School-Based Sexually Transmitted Disease Screening Program – G Burstein

LB7 – Partner Notification: Survey of Health Departments in High Morbidity Areas – MR Golden, M Hogben, HH Handsfield, JS St. Lawrence, JJ Potterat, KK Holmes

LB8 – Incidence of Primary and Secondary Syphilis among HIV Infected Men in San Francisco, 2001 – W Wong, C Kent, R Kohn, J Klausner

LB9 – Babes in Boystown: Responding to a Syphilis Outbreak Among MSM in Chicago – Y Cruz, D Broussard, M Vazquez-Perez, J Johnson-Norwood

LB10 – Shining a Light on Syphilis: a Community-led New Year’s Eve Social Marketing Campaign for Men Who Have Sex with Men – H Rotblatt, T Ford

LB11 – Behavioral Risk Assessment Data Collected From Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Clinics and Syphilis Counseling Records – A Studzinski, R Zimmerman, S Holmes, C Rabins

LB12 – Randomized Controlled Trial of Relapse Prevention (“Booster”) Counseling (RESPECT-2). – Metcalf CA, Dillon BA, DeAugustine N, Douglas JM, Paul SM, Young PA, Lindsey CA, Peterman TA