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Lao-Tzu Allan-Blitz, M.D.

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  1. Allan-Blitz LT, Valtis Y, Sundberg M, Sharma N, Petersen E, Cuneo CN. Implementation and first experiences with a multimodal mentorship curriculum for medicine-paediatrics residents. Ann Med. 2022 12; 54(1):1313-1319. PMID: 35543194; PMCID: PMC9103397.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  2. Allan-Blitz LT, Adamson PC, Klausner JD. Resistance-Guided Therapy for Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Oct 29; 75(9):1655-1660. PMID: 35818315.
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  3. Allan-Blitz LT, Klausner JD. Current Evidence Demonstrates Monkeypox is a Sexually Transmitted Infection. Sex Transm Dis. 2022 Oct 28. PMID: 36098576.
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  4. Allan-Blitz LT, Carragher K, Sukhija-Cohen A, Ritchie P, Scott H, Li H, Klausner JD. Laboratory validation and clinical performance of a saliva-based test for monkeypox virus. J Med Virol. 2022 Oct 02. PMID: 36183189.
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  5. Allan-Blitz LT, Samad A, Homsley K, Ferguson S, Vais S, Nagin P, Joseph N. A pilot study: the impact of clinic-provided transportation on missed clinic visits and system costs among teenage mother-child dyads. Humanit Soc Sci Commun. 2022; 9(1):319. PMID: 36159709; PMCID: PMC9483513.
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  6. Allan-Blitz LT, Aboabdo B, Turner I, Klausner JD. Effect of Frequent SARS-CoV-2 Testing on Weekly Case Rates in Long-Term Care Facilities, Florida, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2022 09; 28(9):1918-1920. PMID: 35914517; PMCID: PMC9423922.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  7. Allan-Blitz LT, Menza TW, Cummings V, Gaydos CA, Wilton L, Mayer KH. Differing Correlates of Incident Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections Among a Cohort of Black Cisgender Men Who Have Sex With Men and Transgender Women Recruited in 6 US Cities (HIV Prevention Trials Network 061). Sex Transm Dis. 2022 07 01; 49(7):e79-e84. PMID: 35687894; PMCID: PMC9187880.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Mayer KH, Allan-Blitz LT. Enhancing HIV Prevention With New Modalities and Routine Sexual History Discussions. JAMA. 2022 04 19; 327(15):1447-1448. PMID: 35344025.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Allan-Blitz LT, Goldfine C, Erickson TB. Environmental and health risks posed to children by artisanal gold mining: A systematic review. SAGE Open Med. 2022; 10:20503121221076934. PMID: 35173966; PMCID: PMC8841918.
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  10. Allan-Blitz LT, Turner I, Hertlein F, Klausner JD. Characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 positive individuals in California from two periods during notable decline in incident infection. Health Sci Rep. 2021 Dec; 4(4):e384. PMID: 34632096.
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  11. Allan-Blitz LT. Is It Ethical to Mandate SARS-CoV-2 Vaccinations among Incarcerated Persons? Am J Bioeth. 2022 11; 22(11):8-10. PMID: 34596485.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  12. Allan-Blitz LT, Menza TW, Cummings V, Gaydos CA, Wilton L, Mayer KH. Multifactorial Correlates of Incident Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Black Men Who Have Sex With Men Recruited in 6 US Cities (HIV Prevention Trials Network 061). Sex Transm Dis. 2021 10 01; 48(10):720-725. PMID: 34110740.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Allan-Blitz LT, Klausner JD. A Real-World Comparison of SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen Testing versus PCR Testing in Florida. J Clin Microbiol. 2021 09 20; 59(10):e0110721. PMID: 34346715.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  14. Allan-Blitz LT, Klausner JD. Reply: Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 After the Largest Initial Epidemic Wave in the United States: Findings from New York City, May 13-July 21, 2020. J Infect Dis. 2021 08 02; 224(3):556-557. PMID: 33963752; PMCID: PMC8135970.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  15. Allan-Blitz LT, Klausner JD. SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence Data to Guide Local Public Health Interventions. JAMA Intern Med. 2021 07 01; 181(7):1014. PMID: 33720309.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  16. Allan-Blitz LT, Hertlein F, Klausner JD. Heterogeneity in SARS-CoV-2 Positivity by Ethnicity in Los Angeles. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2022 08; 9(4):1206-1209. PMID: 34028706; PMCID: PMC8142866.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  17. Allan-Blitz LT, Hertlein F, Turner I, Klausner JD. The Rising Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection May Not be Due to Young Adults. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2021 05 01; 40(5):e213-e214. PMID: 33591081.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  18. Allan-Blitz LT, Mena LA, Mayer KH. The ongoing HIV epidemic in American youth: challenges and opportunities. Mhealth. 2021; 7:33. PMID: 33898602; PMCID: PMC8063015.
    Citations: 1     
  19. Allan-Blitz LT, Hertlein F, Turner I, Klausner JD. Heterogenous Exposures May Drive SARS-CoV-2 Positivity Among Different Subpopulations. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Jul; 8(7):ofab183. PMID: 34316500.
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  20. Allan-Blitz LT, Goldbeck C, Hertlein F, Turner I, Klausner JD. Association of Lower Socioeconomic Status and SARS-CoV-2 Positivity in Los Angeles, California. J Prev Med Public Health. 2021 May; 54(3):161-165. PMID: 34092061; PMCID: PMC8190552.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  21. Allan-Blitz LT, Hertlein F, Klausner JD. Prevalence of Asymptomatic Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection Among Youth. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2021 03 01; 40(3):e132-e133. PMID: 33565819.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  22. Allan-Blitz LT. Zebra Hunting: How Caring Is Lost When We Chase Diseases. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 09; 36(9):2816-2817. PMID: 33006079; PMCID: PMC7528709.
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  23. Mayer KH, Allan-Blitz LT. PrEP 1.0 and Beyond: Optimizing a Biobehavioral Intervention. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 12 01; 82 Suppl 2:S113-S117. PMID: 31658197; PMCID: PMC6830954.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  24. Allan-Blitz LT, Ellis OL, Wee R, Truong A, Ebeyan SM, Tan LY, Mokany E, Flynn R, Klausner JD. Improved determination of Neisseria gonorrhoeae gyrase A genotype results in clinical specimens. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2019 10 01; 74(10):2913-2915. PMID: 31340021.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  25. Deng X, Allan-Blitz LT, Klausner JD. Using the genetic characteristics of Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains with decreased susceptibility to cefixime to develop a molecular assay to predict cefixime susceptibility. Sex Health. 2019 09; 16(5):488-499. PMID: 31230613.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  26. Mayer KH, Allan-Blitz LT. Similar, but different: drivers of the disproportionate HIV and sexually transmitted infection burden of key populations. J Int AIDS Soc. 2019 08; 22 Suppl 6:e25344. PMID: 31468653; PMCID: PMC6716057.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    
  27. Allan-Blitz LT, Beaird OE, Dry SM, Kaneshiro M, Klausner JD. A Case of Asymptomatic Syphilitic Proctitis. Sex Transm Dis. 2019 06; 46(6):e68-e69. PMID: 30516724.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Allan-Blitz LT, Herrera MC, Calvo GM, Vargas SK, Caceres CF, Klausner JD, Konda KA. Venue-Based HIV-Testing: An Effective Screening Strategy for High-Risk Populations in Lima, Peru. AIDS Behav. 2019 Apr; 23(4):813-819. PMID: 30506350.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  29. Allan-Blitz LT, Ellis OL, Bolan R, Hemarajata P, Humphries RM, Shahkolahi A, McGrath M, Klausner JD. The Frequency of Discordant Gyrase A Genotypes Among Cases of Multiple Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infections at Different Anatomic Sites. Sex Transm Dis. 2019 01; 46(1):e3-e4. PMID: 30216232.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  30. Allan-Blitz LT, Mokany E, Campeau S, Wee R, Shannon C, Klausner JD. Prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium and Azithromycin-resistant Infections Among Remnant Clinical Specimens, Los Angeles. Sex Transm Dis. 2018 09; 45(9):632-635. PMID: 29509566.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  31. Allan-Blitz LT, Vargas SK, Konda KA, Herbst de Cortina S, Cáceres CF, Klausner JD. Field evaluation of a smartphone-based electronic reader of rapid dual HIV and syphilis point-of-care immunoassays. Sex Transm Infect. 2018 12; 94(8):589-593. PMID: 30126946.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  32. Allan-Blitz LT, Sakona A, Wallace WD, Klausner JD. Coxiella burnetii Endocarditis and Meningitis, California, USA, 2017. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 08; 24(8). PMID: 30016252; PMCID: PMC6056110.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  33. Allan-Blitz LT, Konda KA, Vargas SK, Wang X, Segura ER, Fazio BM, Calvo GM, Caceres CF, Klausner JD. The development of an online risk calculator for the prediction of future syphilis among a high-risk cohort of men who have sex with men and transgender women in Lima, Peru. Sex Health. 2018 06; 15(3):261-268. PMID: 30021680.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Allan-Blitz LT, Hemarajata P, Humphries RM, Kimble M, Elias S, Klausner JD. Ciprofloxacin May be Efficacious in Treating Wild-Type Gyrase A Genotype Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infections. Sex Transm Dis. 2018 04; 45(4):e18. PMID: 29465685.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  35. Allan-Blitz LT, Hemarajata P, Humphries RM, Wynn A, Segura ER, Klausner JD. A Cost Analysis of Gyrase A Testing and Targeted Ciprofloxacin Therapy Versus Recommended 2-Drug Therapy for Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infection. Sex Transm Dis. 2018 02; 45(2):87-91. PMID: 29329176; PMCID: PMC6879096.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  36. Allan-Blitz LT, Konda KA, Calvo GM, Vargas SK, Leon SR, Segura ER, Caceres CF, Klausner JD. High incidence of extra-genital gonorrheal and chlamydial infections among high-risk men who have sex with men and transgender women in Peru. Int J STD AIDS. 2018 05; 29(6):568-576. PMID: 29183269.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  37. Bhatti AA, Allan-Blitz LT, Castrejon M, Humphries RM, Hemarajata P, Klausner JD. Epidemiology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae Gyrase A Genotype, Los Angeles, California, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 09; 23(9):1581-1584. PMID: 28820375; PMCID: PMC5572865.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  38. Allan-Blitz LT, Klausner JD. The Need for Outcome Studies Prior to Large-Scale Implementation of Screening for Anal Cancer. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 07 01; 65(1):179-180. PMID: 28419196; PMCID: PMC5850527.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  39. Allan-Blitz LT, Wang X, Klausner JD. Wild-Type Gyrase A Genotype of Neisseria gonorrhoeae Predicts In Vitro Susceptibility to Ciprofloxacin: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-Analysis. Sex Transm Dis. 2017 05; 44(5):261-265. PMID: 28407640.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  40. Allan-Blitz LT, Humphries RM, Hemarajata P, Bhatti A, Pandori MW, Siedner MJ, Klausner JD. Implementation of a Rapid Genotypic Assay to Promote Targeted Ciprofloxacin Therapy of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in a Large Health System. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 05 01; 64(9):1268-1270. PMID: 28034887; PMCID: PMC5399946.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  41. Allan-Blitz LT, Klausner JD. Codon 91 Gyrase A Testing Is Necessary and Sufficient to Predict Ciprofloxacin Susceptibility in Neisseria gonorrhoeae. J Infect Dis. 2017 02 01; 215(3):491. PMID: 28003354; PMCID: PMC5993095.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  42. Allan-Blitz LT, Klausne JD. Neisseria gonorrhoeae susceptibility to ciprofloxacin. MLO Med Lab Obs. 2016 Dec; 48(12):30. PMID: 30047666.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  43. Allan-Blitz LT, Hashemi L. Long-Term Survival of a Patient With Late-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Fed Pract. 2016 Aug; 33(Suppl 5):63S-65S. PMID: 30766226; PMCID: PMC6375520.
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  44. Allan-Blitz LT, Leon SR, Bristow CC, Konda KA, Vargas SK, Flores JA, Brown BJ, Caceres CF, Klausner JD. High prevalence of extra-genital chlamydial or gonococcal infections among men who have sex with men and transgender women in Lima, Peru. Int J STD AIDS. 2017 02; 28(2):138-144. PMID: 26846151; PMCID: PMC4972692.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  45. Chen JB, Kim AD, Allan-Blitz L, Shamie AN. Prevalence of thoracic scoliosis in adults 25 to 64 years of age detected during routine chest radiographs. Eur Spine J. 2016 10; 25(10):3082-3087. PMID: 26329652.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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