STD/HIV/AIDS Publications

Blake D, Spielberg F, Levy V, Lensing S, Wolff P, Venkatasubramanian L, Acevedo N, Padian N, Chattopadhyay I, Gaydos C. Could Home Sexually Transmitted Infection Specimen Collection Wit e-Prescription Be a Cost-Effective Strategy for Clinical Trials and Clinical Care? Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2015 42(1): 13-19.

Levy V, Blackmore C and Klausner JD. Self collection of specimens for nucleic acid-based diagnosis of pharyngeal, cervicovaginal, urethral and rectal Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis infections. Methods Molecular Biology, 2012, 903: 407-18.

Tang J, Levy V and Hernandez MT.  Who are California's late HIV testers?  An analysis of state AIDS surveillance data, 2000-2006. Public Health Reports, 2011, 126 (3): 338-343.

Renault CA, Israelski DM, Levy V, Fujikawa BK, Kellogg TA and Klausner JD.  Time to clearance of Chlamydia Trachomatis Ribosomal RNA in women treated for Chlamydial infection.  Sexual Health, 2011 (8): 69-73.

Chary A and Levy V. Treatment options in chronic hepatitis B: focus on Entecavir. Clinical Medicine Review in Therapeutics,2010 (2): 185-199.

Levy V, Evans J, Stein E. Davidson P, Lum P, Hahn J, and Page K.  Are young injection drug users ready and willing to participate in preventive HCV vaccine trails? Data from the UFO cohort in San Francisco.  Vaccine, 2010, July 16.

Kassaye, SG and Levy V.  HIV Transmission.  In: Fundamentals of Global HIV Medicine, 2010.

Boone PM, Levy V, and Relucio KI. Early syphilis in an HIV infected man presenting with bone lesions and orbital swelling: Clinical and public health considerations. Infections in Medicine. 2009, 26 (6): 178-183.

Levy V, Yuan J, Ruiz J, Morrow S, Reardon J, Facer M, Molitor F, Allen B, Green Ajufo B, Bell-Sanford G, McFarland W, Raymond HF, Kellogg T and Page K. Hepatitis B sero-prevalence and risk behaviors among immigrant men in a population-based household survey in low-income neighborhoods of Northern California. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2009, March 25.

McDonnell DD, Levy V and Morton TJM. Risk factors for Chlamydia among young women in a Northern California juvenile detention facility: Implications for community intervention. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2009, 36 (2): S29-33. [PDF]

Levy V, Prentiss D, Balmas G, Chen S, Israelski D, Katzenstein D, and Page-Shafer K. Factors in the Delayed HIV Presentation of Immigrants in Northern California: Implications for Voluntary Counseling and Testing Programs. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.  2007, 9(1):49-54.[PDF]

Trinh FD and Levy V. HBV-HIV Co-Infection: Key clinical management issues. Infections in Medicine. 2007, 24(5): 196-206. [PDF]

Renault C, Hall C,Kent C, Klausner J. Use of NAATs for STD diagnosis of GC and CT in non-FDA-cleared anatomic specimens, Medical Laboratory Observer, 2006 July; 38(7): 10(8). [PDF]

Levy V and Grant RM. Antiretroviral Therapy for Hepatitis B Virus-HIV Coinfected Patients: Promises and Pitfalls. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2006, 43:904-910. [PDF]

Levy V, Page-Shafer K, Evans J, Ruiz J, Morrow S, Reardon J, Lynch M, Fisher H, Klausner J, Facer M, Molitor F, Allen B, Green B, Errero D, Sanford G, McFarland W, for the Heyman Study Team. HIV Related Risk Behavior Among Hispanic Immigrant Men in a Population-Based Household Survey in Low-Income Neighborhoods of Northern California, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2005 August; 32(8): 487-490. [PDF]