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Tuberculosis-Associated Hospitalizations and Deaths after COVID-19 Shelter-In-Place, San Francisco, California, USA.

Janice K Louie, Rocio Agraz-Lara, Laura Romo, Felix Crespin, Lisa Chen, Susannah Graves,

A mandated shelter-in-place and other restrictions associated with the coronavirus disease pandemic precipitated a decline in tuberculosis diagnoses in San Francisco, California, USA. Several months into the pandemic, severe illness resulting in hospitalization or death increased compared with prepandemic levels, warranting heightened vigilance for tuberculosis in at-risk populations. ... Read more >>

Emerg Infect Dis (Emerging infectious diseases)
[2021, 27(8):2227-2229]

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Genetic Network Analysis to Assess the Risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Seeking Partners on the Internet.

Thomas C S Martin, Antoine Chaillon, Susannah K Graves, Timothy Lin, Sara Gianella, Davey M Smith, Susan J Little, Martin Hoenigl,

<h4>Background</h4>Online partner seeking (OPS) among men who have sex with men (MSM) is associated with increased risk behavior including frequency of unprotected anal intercourse, number of partners, and incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). However, the impact on transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is uncertain.<h4>Methods</h4>MSM diagnosed with acute and ... Read more >>

Clin Infect Dis (Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America)
[2020, 70(5):925-932]

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1618. Public Health at the United States/Mexico Border: Evaluation of the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency’s Health Screening Assessment of Asylum-Seeking Families at the San Diego Rapid Response Network Shelter

Lucy E Horton, Susannah Graves, Kathleen Fischer, Gina Fleming-Magit, Camila Romero, Christine Thorne, Eric McDonald, Christine Murto, Kristi L Koenig, Jennifer M Tuteur, Linda Hill,

Abstract <h4>Background</h4> Many families arrive at the United States–Mexico border seeking asylum. Jewish Family Service and the San Diego Rapid Response Network operate a shelter in San Diego that provides shelter, food, clothing, legal services and travel coordination for asylum-seeking families. Two local federally qualified health centers provide on-site urgent ... Read more >>

Open Forum Infect Dis (Open forum infectious diseases)
[2019, 6(Suppl 2):S590-S590]

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1364. Pretreatment Chest X-ray Stability Duration and Tuberculosis Disease in San Diego County, 2012–2017

Casey Barber, Eyal Oren, Yi-Ning Cheng, Madeline Slater, Susannah Graves,

Abstract <h4>Background</h4> Repeated chest X-rays serve as an essential screening tool to identify and describe new or stable (i.e., unchanged) lung abnormalities suggestive of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) disease. The time for which a patient’s chest X-ray has not demonstrated appreciable change prior to treatment, or pretreatment chest X-ray stability duration, ... Read more >>

Open Forum Infect Dis (Open forum infectious diseases)
[2019, 6(Suppl 2):S494-S494]

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Tuberculosis infection risk, preventive therapy care cascade and incidence of tuberculosis disease in healthcare workers at Maputo Central Hospital.

Susannah K Graves, Orvalho Augusto, Sofia Omar Viegas, Philip Lederer, Catarina David, Kristen Lee, Anila Hassane, Anilsa Cossa, Salma Amade, Susete Peleve, Pereira Zindoga, Leguesse Massawo, Francesca J Torriani, Elizabete A Nunes,

<h4>Background</h4>Mozambican healthcare workers have high rates of latent and active tuberculosis, but occupational screening for tuberculosis is not routine in this setting. Furthermore, the specificity of tuberculin skin testing in this population compared with interferon gamma release assay testing has not been established.<h4>Methods</h4>This study was conducted among healthcare workers at ... Read more >>

BMC Infect Dis (BMC infectious diseases)
[2019, 19(1):346]

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Attitudes and Preferences Regarding the Use of Rapid Self-Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV in San Diego Area Men Who Have Sex With Men.

Teresa A Cushman, Susannah K Graves, Susan J Little,

<h4>Background</h4>Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) increase the risk of HIV transmission and are present at high rates among men who have sex with men (MSM). Adherence to HIV/STI testing guidelines is low in the United States. Testing programs that utilize rapid self-administered HIV/STI tests improve testing rates, though multiple factors influence ... Read more >>

Open Forum Infect Dis (Open forum infectious diseases)
[2019, 6(3):ofz043]

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Pleurodesis: a comparison of two sclerosing agents for pleural effusions in Mozambique.

Ivo Figueiredo, Anilsa Cossa, Anila Hassane, José Sousa, Joaquim Pondo, João Teixeira, Kevan Akrami, Susannah K Graves, Atul Malhotra, Elizabete A Nunes,

<h4>Background</h4>Pleural effusions constitute one of the most frequent pathologies encountered in the pulmonary service of Maputo Central Hospital (MCH) in Mozambique. Bleomycin and talc are commonly used for pleurodesis, but cost prohibitive, therefore we aimed to retrospectively compare the efficacy and safety of sodium hydroxide (NaOH) with bleomycin for pleurodesis.<h4>Methods</h4>Case ... Read more >>

J Thorac Dis (Journal of thoracic disease)
[2017, 9(9):3132-3137]

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Risk profile and HIV testing outcomes of women undergoing community-based testing in San Diego 2008-2014.

Susannah K Graves, Susan J Little, Martin Hoenigl,

Women comprised 19% of new HIV diagnoses in the United States in 2014, with significant racial and ethnic disparities in infection rates. This cross-sectional analysis of women enrolled in a cohort study compares demographics, risk behaviour, and sexually transmitted infections (STI) in those undergoing HIV testing in San Diego County. ... Read more >>

Sci Rep (Scientific reports)
[2017, 7:42183]

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An innovative system for 3D clinical photography in the resource-limited settings.

Saharnaz Baghdadchi, Kimberly Liu, Jacquelyn Knapp, Gabriel Prager, Susannah Graves, Kevan Akrami, Rolanda Manuel, Rui Bastos, Erin Reid, Dennis Carson, Sadik Esener, Joseph Carson, Yu-Tsueng Liu,

<h4>Background</h4>Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is the most frequently occurring cancer in Mozambique among men and the second most frequently occurring cancer among women. Effective therapeutic treatments for KS are poorly understood in this area. There is an unmet need to develop a simple but accurate tool for improved monitoring and diagnosis ... Read more >>

J Transl Med (Journal of translational medicine)
[2014, 12:169]

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Simultaneous presentation of Kaposi sarcoma and HHV8-associated large B-cell lymphoma in the same lymph node: A rare diagnosis in an HIV-negative patient.

Fabíola Fernandes, Catarina Eloy, Awa Carimo, Paula Pinto, Susannah Graves, Joana Simões, Carla Carrilho, José Manuel Lopes,

<h4>Patient</h4>Female, 18 FINAL DIAGNOSIS: Simultanous presentation of Kaposi Sarcoma and Lymphoma Symptoms: -<h4>Medication</h4>- Clinical Procedure: - Specialty: Oncology.<h4>Objective</h4>Rare disease.<h4>Background</h4>KSHV/HHV-8 is associated with Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) as well as with a few categories of lymphoproliferative diseases, mostly occurring in patients with HIV infection/AIDS. Although the association between lymphomas and Kaposi's sarcoma ... Read more >>

Am J Case Rep (The American journal of case reports)
[2013, 14:263-266]

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NOD-scid IL2rgamma(null) mouse model of human skin transplantation and allograft rejection.

Waldemar J Racki, Laurence Covassin, Michael Brehm, Stephen Pino, Ronald Ignotz, Raymond Dunn, Joseph Laning, Susannah K Graves, Aldo A Rossini, Leonard D Shultz, Dale L Greiner,

<h4>Background</h4>Transplantation of human skin on immunodeficient mice that support engraftment with functional human immune systems would be an invaluable tool for investigating mechanisms involved in wound healing and transplantation. Nonobese diabetic (NOD)-scid interleukin-2 gamma chain receptor (NSG) readily engraft with human immune systems, but human skin graft integrity is poor. ... Read more >>

Transplantation (Transplantation)
[2010, 89(5):527-536]

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