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Preventing HIV Outbreaks in Local Communities Among People Who Inject Drugs.

Philip J Peters,

Mayo Clin. Proc. (Mayo Clinic proceedings)
[2020, 95(7):1325-1328]

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Trends in Indicators of Injection Drug Use, Indian Health Service, 2010-2014 : A Study of Health Care Encounter Data.

Mary E Evans, Marissa Person, Brigg Reilley, Jessica Leston, Richard Haverkate, Jeffrey T McCollum, Andria Apostolou, Michele K Bohm, Michelle Van Handel, Danae Bixler, Andrew J Mitsch, Dana L Haberling, Sarah M Hatcher, Thomas Weiser, Kim Elmore, Eyasu H Teshale, Paul J Weidle, Philip J Peters, Kate Buchacz,

OBJECTIVES:Hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV transmission in the United States may increase as a result of increasing rates of opioid use disorder (OUD) and associated injection drug use (IDU). Epidemiologic trends among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) persons are not well known. METHODS:We analyzed 2010-2014 Indian Health Service data on ... Read more >>

Public Health Rep (Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974))
[2020, 135(4):461-471]

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Infective endocarditis among persons aged 18-64 years with HIV, hepatitis C infection, or opioid use disorder - United States, 2007-2017.

Cecillia Y Wong, Weiming Zhu, Gerard P Aurigemma, Nathan Furukawa, Eyasu H Teshale, Ya-Lin A Huang, Philip J Peters, Karen W Hoover,

Infective endocarditis (IE) is a life-threatening bacterial infection of the heart valves, most often diagnosed in older persons and persons with prior cardiac surgery. It is also associated with injection drug use, a behavior that has increased in recent years along with the U.S. opioid crisis. We conducted a retrospective ... Read more >>

Clin. Infect. Dis. (Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America)
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Using an Established Outbreak Response Plan and Molecular Epidemiology Methods in an HIV Transmission Cluster Investigation, Tennessee, January-June 2017.

Lindsey Sizemore, Mary-Margaret Fill, Samantha A Mathieson, Jennifer Black, Meredith Brantley, Kelly Cooper, Joy Garrett, William M Switzer, Philip J Peters, Carolyn Wester,

INTRODUCTION:In April 2017, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) was notified of an increase in the number of persons newly diagnosed with HIV in eastern Tennessee in the same month. Two were identified as persons with a history of injection drug use (IDU) and named each other as syringe-sharing partners, ... Read more >>

Public Health Rep (Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974))
[2020, 135(3):329-333]

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Phylodynamic Analysis Complements Partner Services by Identifying Acute and Unreported HIV Transmission.

Ellsworth M Campbell, Anne Patala, Anupama Shankar, Jin-Fen Li, Jeffrey A Johnson, Emily Westheimer, Cynthia L Gay, Stephanie E Cohen, William M Switzer, Philip J Peters,

Tailoring public health responses to growing HIV transmission clusters depends on accurately mapping the risk network through which it spreads and identifying acute infections that represent the leading edge of cluster growth. HIV transmission links, especially those involving persons with acute HIV infection (AHI), can be difficult to uncover, or ... Read more >>

Viruses (Viruses)
[2020, 12(2):]

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Opioid Use Fueling HIV Transmission in an Urban Setting: An Outbreak of HIV Infection Among People Who Inject Drugs-Massachusetts, 2015-2018.

Charles Alpren, Erica L Dawson, Betsey John, Kevin Cranston, Nivedha Panneer, H Dawn Fukuda, Kathleen Roosevelt, R Monina Klevens, Janice Bryant, Philip J Peters, Sheryl B Lyss, William M Switzer, Amanda Burrage, Ashley Murray, Christine Agnew-Brune, Tracy Stiles, Paul McClung, Ellsworth M Campbell, Courtney Breen, Liisa M Randall, Sharoda Dasgupta, Shauna Onofrey, Danae Bixler, Kischa Hampton, Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, Katherine K Hsu, William Adih, Barry Callis, Linda R Goldman, Susie P Danner, Hongwei Jia, Matthew Tumpney, Amy Board, Catherine Brown, Alfred DeMaria, Kate Buchacz,

Objectives. To describe and control an outbreak of HIV infection among people who inject drugs (PWID).Methods. The investigation included people diagnosed with HIV infection during 2015 to 2018 linked to 2 cities in northeastern Massachusetts epidemiologically or through molecular analysis. Field activities included qualitative interviews regarding service availability and HIV ... Read more >>

Am J Public Health (American journal of public health)
[2020, 110(1):37-44]

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Changes in Reported Injection Behaviors Following the Public Health Response to an HIV Outbreak Among People Who Inject Drugs: Indiana, 2016.

Sharoda Dasgupta, Dita Broz, Mary Tanner, Monita Patel, Brandon Halleck, Philip J Peters, Paul J Weidle, Julie O'Donnell, Joseph Amlung, Cameron McAlister, Erika Chapman, Ayriane Bailey, Janet Burnett, Joan Duwve,

A syringe services program (SSP) was established following the Indiana HIV outbreak among persons who inject drugs (PWID) in Scott County. Among Indiana-based PWID, we examined injection behaviors associated with HIV status, SSP use after its establishment, and changes in injection behaviors after the outbreak response. During 2016, we interviewed ... Read more >>

AIDS Behav (AIDS and behavior)
[2019, 23(12):3257-3266]

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A Multiplex HIV Incidence Assay for Inferring Recent HIV-1 Transmission and Time of Infection.

Kelly A Curtis, Ellsworth M Campbell, Debra L Hanson, Donna L Rudolph, Joan Duwve, Sara J Blosser, Jessica Gentry, Judith Lovchik, Philip J Peters, Sherry Michele Owen, William M Switzer,

BACKGROUND:Laboratory assays for determining recent HIV-1 infection are an important public health tool for aiding in the estimation of HIV incidence. Some incidence assay analytes are remarkably predictive of time since seroconversion and may be useful for additional applications, such as predicting recent transmission events during HIV outbreaks and informing ... Read more >>

J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. (Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999))
[2019, 80(4):454-460]

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Notes from the Field: HIV Diagnoses Among Persons Who Inject Drugs - Northeastern Massachusetts, 2015-2018.

Kevin Cranston, Charles Alpren, Betsey John, Erica Dawson, Kathleen Roosevelt, Amanda Burrage, Janice Bryant, William M Switzer, Courtney Breen, Philip J Peters, Tracy Stiles, Ashley Murray, H Dawn Fukuda, William Adih, Linda Goldman, Nivedha Panneer, Barry Callis, Ellsworth M Campbell, Liisa Randall, Anne Marie France, R Monina Klevens, Sheryl Lyss, Shauna Onofrey, Christine Agnew-Brune, Michael Goulart, Hongwei Jia, Matthew Tumpney, Paul McClung, Sharoda Dasgupta, Danae Bixler, Kischa Hampton, , Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, Kate Buchacz, Alfred DeMaria,

MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep. (MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report)
[2019, 68(10):253-254]

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Performance evaluation of the Bio-Rad Geenius HIV 1/2 supplemental assay.

Wei Luo, Vickie Sullivan, Tara Smith, Philip J Peters, Cynthia Gay, Emily Westheimer, Stephanie E Cohen, S Michele Owen, Silvina Masciotra,

BACKGROUND:In the US, the HIV diagnostic algorithm for laboratory settings recommends the use of an HIV-1/HIV-2 differentiation supplemental assay after an initial reactive antigen/antibody (Ag/Ab) assay result. Since the discontinuation of the Multispot HIV-1/HIV-2 Rapid Test (MS), the Geenius HIV-1/2 Supplemental assay (Geenius) is the only FDA-approved supplemental differentiation test. ... Read more >>

J. Clin. Virol. (Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology)
[2019, 111:24-28]

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Evaluation of a rapid point-of-care HIV screening program in an emergency department setting in Detroit, Michigan.

Weiming Zhu, Kimberly Mumby, Doreen Dankerlui, Jake Manteuffel, Cal Ham, Ya-Lin A Huang, Philip J Peters, Yetunde F Fakile, Norman Markowitz, Karen W Hoover,

J. Clin. Virol. (Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology)
[2018, 106:11-12]

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Integrating data from disparate data systems for improved HIV reporting: Lessons learned.

Kamran Ahmed, Yvette Temate−Tiagueu, Joseph Amlung, Dennis L Stover, Philip J Peters, John T Brooks, Sridhar Papagari Sangareddy, Jina J Dcruz,

Online J Public Health Inform (Online journal of public health informatics)
[2018, 10(1):]

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Infrequent Testing of Women for Rectal Chlamydia and Gonorrhea in the United States.

Guoyu Tao, Karen W Hoover, Melinda B Nye, Philip J Peters, Thomas L Gift, Barbara A Body,

Background:Anal sex is a common sexual behavior among women that increases their risk of acquiring rectal infection with Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC). Methods:We estimated the frequency and positivity of rectal CT and GC tests for women aged 15-60 years performed by a large US commercial laboratory between ... Read more >>

Clin. Infect. Dis. (Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America)
[2018, 66(4):570-575]

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Detailed Transmission Network Analysis of a Large Opiate-Driven Outbreak of HIV Infection in the United States.

Ellsworth M Campbell, Hongwei Jia, Anupama Shankar, Debra Hanson, Wei Luo, Silvina Masciotra, S Michele Owen, Alexandra M Oster, Romeo R Galang, Michael W Spiller, Sara J Blosser, Erika Chapman, Jeremy C Roseberry, Jessica Gentry, Pamela Pontones, Joan Duwve, Paula Peyrani, Ron M Kagan, Jeannette M Whitcomb, Philip J Peters, Walid Heneine, John T Brooks, William M Switzer,

In January 2015, an outbreak of undiagnosed human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections among persons who inject drugs (PWID) was recognized in rural Indiana. By September 2016, 205 persons in this community of approximately 4400 had received a diagnosis of HIV infection. We report results of new approaches to analyzing epidemiologic ... Read more >>

J. Infect. Dis. (The Journal of infectious diseases)
[2017, 216(9):1053-1062]

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Characterization of New HIV Infections among Adults ≥45 Years—New York City, North Carolina, San Francisco, 2011–2013.

Mary Evans, Anne Patala, Ellsworth Campbell, Emily Westheimer, Cynthia L Gay, Stephanie E Cohen, William M Switzer, Philip J Peters,

AbstractBackgroundWhile HIV prevention activities are often focused on younger people, older people can also be at risk for HIV infection. We aimed to characterize HIV transmission in older adults.MethodsThe STOP study was a multi-site prospective study of persons with acute HIV infection (AHI) from 2011 to 2013. Older adults were ... Read more >>

Open Forum Infect Dis (Open forum infectious diseases)
[2017, 4(Suppl 1):S15-S15]

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Multiple injections per injection episode: High-risk injection practice among people who injected pills during the 2015 HIV outbreak in Indiana.

Dita Broz, Jon Zibbell, Carrie Foote, Jeremy C Roseberry, Monita R Patel, Caitlin Conrad, Erika Chapman, Philip J Peters, Richard Needle, Cameron McAlister, Joan M Duwve,

BACKGROUND:Misuse of prescription opioid analgesics (POA) has increased dramatically in the US, particularly in non-urban areas. We examined injection practices among persons who inject POA in a rural area that experienced a large HIV outbreak in 2015. METHODS:Between August-September 2015, 25 persons who injected drugs within the past 12 months ... Read more >>

Int. J. Drug Policy (The International Journal on Drug Policy)
[2018, 52:97-101]

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How well are U.S. primary care providers assessing whether their male patients have male sex partners?

Pollyanna R G Chávez, Laura G Wesolowski, Philip J Peters, Christopher H Johnson, Muazzam Nasrullah, Emeka Oraka, Euna M August, Elizabeth DiNenno,

Identifying patients at-risk for HIV infection, such as men who have sex with men (MSM), is an important step in providing HIV testing and prevention interventions. It is unknown how primary care providers (PCPs) assess MSM status and related HIV-risk factors. We analyzed data from a panel-derived web-based survey for ... Read more >>

Prev Med (Preventive medicine)
[2018, 107:75-80]

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Nationally representative prevalence estimates of gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men who have served in the U.S. military.

Karen W Hoover, Kevin L Tao, Philip J Peters,

To estimate the number of men in the U.S. military who are gay, bisexual, or other men who have sex with men (MSM) to inform the development of military and other federal policies.We analyzed data from the National Surveys of Family Growth to estimate the number of U.S. men who ... Read more >>

PLoS ONE (PloS one)
[2017, 12(8):e0182222]

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Performance evaluation of the FDA-approved Determine™ HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab Combo assay using plasma and whole blood specimens.

Silvina Masciotra, Wei Luo, Emily Westheimer, Stephanie E Cohen, Cynthia L Gay, Laura Hall, Yi Pan, Philip J Peters, S Michele Owen,

BACKGROUND:The Determine™ HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab Combo (DC) rapid test can identify HIV-1 infection earlier than rapid antibody-only tests in plasma specimens. OBJECTIVES:We compared the performance of DC with a laboratory-based antigen/antibody (Ag/Ab) combo assay in plasma and evaluated antigen reactivity in whole blood specimens. STUDY DESIGN:We tested by DC 508 plasma ... Read more >>

J. Clin. Virol. (Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology)
[2017, 91:95-100]

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Performance evaluation of the point-of-care INSTI™ HIV-1/2 antibody test in early and established HIV infections.

Sarah Adams, Wei Luo, Laura Wesolowski, Stephanie E Cohen, Philip J Peters, S Michele Owen, Silvina Masciotra,

The flow-through INSTI™ HIV-1/HIV-2 Rapid Antibody (INSTI) test is a 60s FDA-approved test for HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibody testing using whole blood and plasma.We evaluated the performance of INSTI using plasma and simulated whole blood specimens.INSTI's performance in plasma specimens from commercial seroconversion panels was assessed by estimating the relative ... Read more >>

J. Clin. Virol. (Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology)
[2017, 91:90-94]

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Diagnosing acute HIV infection: The performance of quantitative HIV-1 RNA testing (viral load) in the 2014 laboratory testing algorithm.

Hsiu Wu, Stephanie E Cohen, Emily Westheimer, Cynthia L Gay, Laura Hall, Charles Rose, Lisa B Hightow-Weidman, Severin Gose, Jie Fu, Philip J Peters,

New recommendations for laboratory diagnosis of HIV infection in the United States were published in 2014. The updated testing algorithm includes a qualitative HIV-1 RNA assay to resolve discordant immunoassay results and to identify acute HIV-1 infection (AHI). The qualitative HIV-1 RNA assay is not widely available; therefore, we evaluated ... Read more >>

J. Clin. Virol. (Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology)
[2017, 93:85-86]

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Real-world performance of the new US HIV testing algorithm in medical settings.

Kara G Marson, Robert Marlin, Phong Pham, Stephanie E Cohen, Diane Jones, Marguerite Roemer, Philip J Peters, Barbara Haller, Christopher D Pilcher,

Our medical center laboratory recently adapted its 24/7, two-hourly testing program to use an ARCHITECT-Multispot-viral load (AR-MS-VL) algorithm in place of a previous rapid test-immunofluorescence (RT-IF) algorithm.We evaluated screening test performance, acute case detection, turnaround time and ability to resolve HIV status under the new algorithm.We considered consecutive HIV tests ... Read more >>

J. Clin. Virol. (Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology)
[2017, 91:73-78]

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Update: Interim Guidance for Prevention of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus - United States, July 2016.

John T Brooks, Allison Friedman, Rachel E Kachur, Michael LaFlam, Philip J Peters, Denise J Jamieson,

Zika virus has been identified as a cause of congenital microcephaly and other serious brain defects (1). CDC issued interim guidance for the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus on February 5, 2016, with an initial update on April 1, 2016 (2). The following recommendations apply to all men ... Read more >>

MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep. (MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report)
[2016, 65(29):745-747]

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus Prevention With Preexposure Prophylaxis in Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics.

Karen W Hoover, David C Ham, Philip J Peters, Dawn K Smith, Kyle T Bernstein,

Sex Transm Dis (Sexually transmitted diseases)
[2016, 43(5):277-282]

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HIV Infection Linked to Injection Use of Oxymorphone in Indiana, 2014-2015.

Philip J Peters, Pamela Pontones, Karen W Hoover, Monita R Patel, Romeo R Galang, Jessica Shields, Sara J Blosser, Michael W Spiller, Brittany Combs, William M Switzer, Caitlin Conrad, Jessica Gentry, Yury Khudyakov, Dorothy Waterhouse, S Michele Owen, Erika Chapman, Jeremy C Roseberry, Veronica McCants, Paul J Weidle, Dita Broz, Taraz Samandari, Jonathan Mermin, Jennifer Walthall, John T Brooks, Joan M Duwve, ,

In January 2015, a total of 11 new diagnoses of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection were reported in a small community in Indiana. We investigated the extent and cause of the outbreak and implemented control measures.We identified an outbreak-related case as laboratory-confirmed HIV infection newly diagnosed after October 1, 2014, ... Read more >>

N. Engl. J. Med. (The New England journal of medicine)
[2016, 375(3):229-239]

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