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Peter R. Kerndt
Adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medicine
IRD 436 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 213 745 0811

Publications

Transmission Behaviors and Prevalence of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Among Adult Film Performers. Sex Transm Dis. 2017 Mar; 44(3):181-186. View in: PubMed

Monitoring for Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Impact Among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men-United States, 2012-2014. J Infect Dis. 2016 Sep 1; 214(5):689-96. View in: PubMed

Faster entry into HIV care among HIV-infected drug users who had been in drug-use treatment programs. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Aug 1; 165:15-21. View in: PubMed

Azithromycin versus Doxycycline for Chlamydia. N Engl J Med. 2016 May 5; 374(18):1787. View in: PubMed

Using a Multitest Algorithm to Improve the Positive Predictive Value of Rapid HIV Testing and Linkage to HIV Care in Nonclinical HIV Test Sites. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Jan 1; 71(1):78-86. View in: PubMed

Azithromycin versus Doxycycline for Urogenital Chlamydia trachomatis Infection. N Engl J Med. 2015 Dec 24; 373(26):2512-21. View in: PubMed

Missed Opportunity to Prevent Tuberculosis. Am J Public Health. 2015 Dec; 105(12):e3. View in: PubMed

Syphilis Experiences and Risk Perceptions Among Repeatedly Infected Men Who Have Sex with Men. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2015 Dec; 47(4):181-6. View in: PubMed

Comparison of Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Urogenital Neisseria gonorrhoeae Isolates Obtained From Women and Men. Sex Transm Dis. 2015 Aug; 42(8):434-9. View in: PubMed

What is the role of sexually transmitted disease clinics? Sex Transm Dis. What is the role of sexually transmitted disease clinics? Sex Transm Dis. 2015 May; 42(5):294-6. View in: PubMed

Acceptable interventions to reduce syphilis transmission among high-risk men who have sex with men in los angeles. Am J Public Health. 2015 Mar; 105(3):e88-94. View in: PubMed

Spatial video geonarratives and health: case studies in post-disaster recovery, crime, mosquito control and tuberculosis in the homeless. Int J Health Geogr. 2015; 14(1):22. View in: PubMed

The efficacy and safety of gentamicin plus azithromycin and gemifloxacin plus azithromycin as treatment of uncomplicated gonorrhea. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Oct 15; 59(8):1083-91. View in: PubMed

The project connect health systems intervention: linking sexually experienced youth to sexual and reproductive health care. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Oct; 55(4):528-34. View in: PubMed

Check Yourself: a social marketing campaign to increase syphilis screening in Los Angeles County. Sex Transm Dis. 2014 Jan; 41(1):50-7. View in: PubMed

Would young women attending sexually transmitted disease clinics benefit from human papillomavirus vaccination? An assessment of human papillomavirus DNA and seropositivity from human papillomavirus sentinel surveillance, 2003-2005. Sex Transm Dis. 2014 Jan; 41(1):46-9. View in: PubMed

Condom distribution in jail to prevent HIV infection. AIDS Behav. 2013 Oct; 17(8):2695-702. View in: PubMed

There's no place like home: first-year use of the "I Know" home testing program for chlamydia and gonorrhea. Am J Public Health. 2013 Aug; 103(8):1376-80. View in: PubMed

Modeling the impact of quadrivalent HPV vaccination on the incidence of Pap test abnormalities in the United States. Vaccine. 2013 Jun 24; 31(29):3019-24. View in: PubMed

Cephalosporin resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections. JAMA. 2013 May 15; 309(19):1989. View in: PubMed

Improving the implementation of a condom availability program in urban high schools. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Dec; 51(6):572-9. View in: PubMed

Prevalence and correlates of rectal Chlamydia and gonorrhea among female clients at sexually transmitted disease clinics. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Dec; 39(12):917-22. View in: PubMed

Sexually transmitted infection testing of adult film performers: is disease being missed? Sex Transm Dis. Sexually transmitted infection testing of adult film performers: is disease being missed? Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Dec; 39(12):989-94. View in: PubMed

Community-embedded disease intervention specialist program for syphilis partner notification in a clinic serving men who have sex with men. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Sep; 39(9):701-5. View in: PubMed

Evaluation of inSPOTLA. org: An Internet Partner Notification Service. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 May; 39(5):341-5. View in: PubMed

Repeat syphilis among men who have sex with men in California, 2002-2006: implications for syphilis elimination efforts. Am J Public Health. 2012 Jan; 102(1):e1-8. View in: PubMed

Performance of an alternative laboratory-based algorithm for HIV diagnosis in a high-risk population. J Clin Virol. 2011 Dec; 52 Suppl 1:S5-S10. View in: PubMed

The association of current hormonal contraceptive use with type-specific HPV detection. Sex Transm Infect. 2011 Aug; 87(5):385-8. View in: PubMed

High Chlamydia and gonorrhea incidence and reinfection among performers in the adult film industry. Sex Transm Dis. 2011 Jul; 38(7):644-8. View in: PubMed

School-based health center access, reproductive health care, and contraceptive use among sexually experienced high school students. J Adolesc Health. 2011 Jun; 48(6):562-5. View in: PubMed

Prevalence of high-risk HPV types and abnormal cervical cytology in American Indian/Alaska Native women, 2003-2005. Public Health Rep. 2011 May-Jun; 126(3):330-7. View in: PubMed

Methamphetamine use and high-risk sexual behaviors among incarcerated female adolescents with a diagnosed STD. J Urban Health. 2011 Apr; 88(2):352-64. View in: PubMed

Human papillomavirus vaccine initiation among adolescent girls in high-risk communities. Vaccine. 2011 Mar 9; 29(12):2235-41. View in: PubMed

Evaluation of the performance characteristics of 6 rapid HIV antibody tests. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Jan 15; 52(2):257-63. View in: PubMed

Daily participation in sports and students' sexual activity. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2010 Dec; 42(4):244-50. View in: PubMed

Sexual intercourse and oral sex among public middle school students: prevalence and correlates. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2010 Sep; 42(3):197-205. View in: PubMed

Cost-effectiveness of pooled nucleic acid amplification testing for acute HIV infection after third-generation HIV antibody screening and rapid testing in the United States: a comparison of three public health settings. PLoS Med. 2010 Sep; 7(9):e1000342. View in: PubMed

Prevalence and correlates of heterosexual anal intercourse among clients attending public sexually transmitted disease clinics in Los Angeles County. Sex Transm Dis. 2010 Jun; 37(6):369-76. View in: PubMed

Improving Clinical Operations: Can We and Should We Save Our STD Clinics? Sex Transm Dis. Improving Clinical Operations: Can We and Should We Save Our STD Clinics? Sex Transm Dis. 2010 Apr; 37(4):264-5. View in: PubMed

Concurrency, sex partner risk, and high-risk human papillomavirus infection among African American, Asian, and Hispanic women. Sex Transm Dis. 2010 Feb; 37(2):68-74. View in: PubMed

Detecting acute human immunodeficiency virus infection using 3 different screening immunoassays and nucleic acid amplification testing for human immunodeficiency virus RNA, 2006-2008. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Jan 11; 170(1):66-74. View in: PubMed

Stop the sores: the making and evaluation of a successful social marketing campaign. Health Promot Pract. 2010 Jan; 11(1):23-33. View in: PubMed

Lack of understanding of acute HIV infection among newly-infected persons-implications for prevention and public health: The NIMH Multisite Acute HIV Infection Study: II. AIDS Behav. 2009 Dec; 13(6):1046-53. View in: PubMed

Psychiatric context of acute/early HIV infection. The NIMH Multisite Acute HIV Infection Study: IV. AIDS Behav. 2009 Dec; 13(6):1061-7. View in: PubMed

Lessons learned about behavioral science and acute/early HIV infection. The NIMH Multisite Acute HIV Infection Study: V. AIDS Behav. 2009 Dec; 13(6):1068-74. View in: PubMed

Strategies used in the detection of acute/early HIV infections. The NIMH Multisite Acute HIV Infection Study: I. AIDS Behav. 2009 Dec; 13(6):1037-45. View in: PubMed

Methamphetamine use and other club drug use differ in relation to HIV status and risk behavior among gay and bisexual men. Sex Transm Dis. 2009 Nov; 36(11):693-5. View in: PubMed

Condom use and high-risk sexual acts in adult films: a comparison of heterosexual and homosexual films. Am J Public Health. 2009 Apr; 99 Suppl 1:S152-6. View in: PubMed

Sexually transmitted infections and HIV prevalence among incarcerated men who have sex with men, 2000-2005. Sex Transm Dis. 2009 Feb; 36(2 Suppl):S17-21. View in: PubMed

Preventing sexually transmitted infections among incarcerated men who have sex with men: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Sex Transm Dis. 2009 Feb; 36(2 Suppl):S41-8. View in: PubMed

Sexually transmitted infections and pelvic inflammatory disease in women. Med Clin North Am. 2008 Sep; 92(5):1083-113, x. View in: PubMed

Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among injection drug users in the United States, 1994-2004. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Jun 15; 46(12):1852-8. View in: PubMed

A consequence of the syphilis epidemic among men who have sex with men (MSM): neurosyphilis in Los Angeles, 2001-2004. Sex Transm Dis. 2008 May; 35(5):430-4. View in: PubMed

Human papillomavirus infection and cervical cytology in women screened for cervical cancer in the United States, 2003-2005. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Apr 1; 148(7):493-500. View in: PubMed

HIV incidence among men diagnosed with early syphilis in Atlanta, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, 2004 to 2005. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008 Feb 1; 47(2):234-40. View in: PubMed

Mortality risk among recent-onset injection drug users in five U. S. cities. Subst Use Misuse. 2008; 43(3-4):413-28. View in: PubMed

Methods to recruit and retain a cohort of young-adult injection drug users for the Third Collaborative Injection Drug Users Study/Drug Users Intervention Trial (CIDUS III/DUIT). Drug Alcohol Depend. 2007 Nov; 91 Suppl 1:S4-17. View in: PubMed

Trends in the use of sexually transmitted disease diagnostic technologies in California, 1996-2003. Sex Transm Dis. 2007 Jul; 34(7):513-8. View in: PubMed

The adult film industry: time to regulate? PLoS Med. The adult film industry: time to regulate? PLoS Med. 2007 Jun; 4(6):e126. View in: PubMed

Methamphetamine use and sexual risk behaviours among men who have sex with men diagnosed with early syphilis in Los Angeles County. Int J STD AIDS. 2007 Feb; 18(2):93-7. View in: PubMed

Epidemiologic investigation of a cluster of workplace HIV infections in the adult film industry: Los Angeles, California, 2004. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Jan 15; 44(2):301-5. View in: PubMed

Healthy Penis: San Francisco's social marketing campaign to increase syphilis testing among gay and bisexual men. PLoS Med. 2006 Dec; 3(12):e474. View in: PubMed

Client satisfaction with rapid HIV testing: comparison between an urban sexually transmitted disease clinic and a community-based testing center. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2006 Oct; 20(10):693-700. View in: PubMed

Performance of an oral fluid rapid HIV-1/2 test: experience from four CDC studies. AIDS. 2006 Aug 1; 20(12):1655-60. View in: PubMed

Detection of acute HIV infections in high-risk patients in California. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 May; 42(1):75-9. View in: PubMed

Molecular analysis of HIV strains from a cluster of worker infections in the adult film industry, Los Angeles 2004. AIDS. 2006 Apr 4; 20(6):923-8. View in: PubMed

Activities to increase provider awareness of early syphilis in men who have sex with men in 8 cities, 2000-2004. Sex Transm Dis. 2005 Oct; 32(10 Suppl):S24-9. View in: PubMed

Characterization of frequent douchers attending a community clinic primarily serving African-American women. J Natl Med Assoc. 2005 Oct; 97(10):1386-92. View in: PubMed

Social marketing campaign significantly associated with increases in syphilis testing among gay and bisexual men in San Francisco. Sex Transm Dis. 2005 Jul; 32(7):395-9. View in: PubMed

Sexually transmitted disease testing protocols, sexually transmitted disease testing, and discussion of sexual behaviors in HIV clinics in Los Angeles County. Sex Transm Dis. 2005 Jun; 32(6):341-5. View in: PubMed

Use of the serologic testing algorithm for recent HIV seroconversion (STARHS) to identify recently acquired HIV infections in men with early syphilis in Los Angeles County. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2005 Apr 15; 38(5):505-8. View in: PubMed

Perceptions of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing services among HIV-positive persons not in medical care. Sex Transm Dis. 2005 Apr; 32(4):207-13. View in: PubMed

Childhood sexual abuse and age at initiation of injection drug use. Am J Public Health. 2005 Apr; 95(4):703-9. View in: PubMed

Prevalence and correlates of crack-cocaine injection among young injection drug users in the United States, 1997-1999. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2005 Mar 7; 77(3):227-33. View in: PubMed

Recommendations for the selective use of herpes simplex virus type 2 serological tests. Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Jan 1; 40(1):38-45. View in: PubMed

Syphilis increases HIV viral load and decreases CD4 cell counts in HIV-infected patients with new syphilis infections. AIDS. 2004 Oct 21; 18(15):2075-9. View in: PubMed

Correlates of attempted suicide among young injection drug users in a multi-site cohort. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2004 Sep 6; 75(3):261-9. View in: PubMed

Correlates of Internet use to meet sex partners among men who have sex with men diagnosed with early syphilis in Los Angeles County. Sex Transm Dis. 2004 Sep; 31(9):552-6. View in: PubMed

Association between injection practices and duration of injection among recently initiated injection drug users. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2004 Aug 16; 75(2):177-83. View in: PubMed

Delivery of HIV prevention counseling by physicians at HIV medical care settings in 4 US cities. Am J Public Health. 2004 Jul; 94(7):1186-92. View in: PubMed

Comparison of HIV infection risk behaviors among injection drug users from East and West Coast US cities. J Urban Health. 2004 Jun; 81(2):260-7. View in: PubMed

Routine Prenatal HIV Testing as a Standard of Care. Virtual Mentor. 2004; 6(12). View in: PubMed

Sexually transmitted diseases surveillance among incarcerated men who have sex with men--an opportunity for HIV prevention. AIDS Educ Prev. 2003 Feb; 15(1 Suppl A):117-26. View in: PubMed

Does bleach disinfection of syringes protect against hepatitis C infection among young adult injection drug users? Epidemiology. Does bleach disinfection of syringes protect against hepatitis C infection among young adult injection drug users? Epidemiology. 2002 Nov; 13(6):738-41. View in: PubMed

Syphilis control among incarcerated men who have sex with men: public health response to an outbreak. Am J Public Health. 2002 Sep; 92(9):1473-4. View in: PubMed

Rapid public health interventions in response to an outbreak of syphilis in Los Angeles. Sex Transm Dis. 2002 May; 29(5):277-84. View in: PubMed

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