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San Mateo County STD Control Quarterly Reports 

2021   *Due to COVID-19, no 1st Quarter available
2020   *Due to COVID-19, only 4th Quarter available

San Mateo County STI/HIV Annual Reports

 *Due to COVID-19, no 2019 report available


Peer Reviewed Publications

Renfro ZT, Contag CA, Lu J, Solis D, Huang CH, Sahoo MK, Yamamoto F,  Mah J,  Jones MS, Lin J, Levy D,  Pinsky B.  Two cases of MPXV infection during pregnancy in heterosexual cisgender women without classic cutaneous lesions, Northern California, 2022.   ID Cases, August 2023.

Contag CA, Renfro ZT,  Lu J, Shen S, Karan A, Solis D, Yamamoto f, Sahoo MK, Huang CH, Jones MS, Lin J, Levy V and Pinsky B. Prevalence of monkeypox (mpox) in patients undergoing STI screening in northern California, April-September 2022. Journal of Clinical Virology, 2023 (164).

McNeil C and Levy V. Gaps in HPV Knowledge may serve as Barriers to Broad Anal Pap Testing Uptake in at Risk Women. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 2021, 25 (4): 326-327.

Khatibi K, Levy V, Vogel H and Muppidi S. Seizures, Confusion and Strokes in an AIDS Patient. The Neurohospitalist, February 14, 2019.

Dalai SC, Maletich Junjueria D, Wilkinson E, Mehra R, Kosakovsky Pond SL,  Levy V, Israelski D, de Oliveira T, and Katzenstein D. Combining Phylogenetic and Network Approaches to Identify HIV-1 Transmission Links in San Mateo County, California. Frontiers in Microbiology, 2018, 9: 1-8.

Lampkin D, Crawley A, Lopez TP, Mejia CM, Yuen W and Levy V. Reaching suburban men who have sex with men for STD and HIV services through on line social networking outreach- A public health approach. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS). 2016, 72 (1): 73-78.

McNeil CJ, Kong CS, Anglemyer A, Levy V and Maldonado Y. Self-Performed Anal Pap Tests in HIV-Infected Women: Results of the SWAP Trial. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2016, 43 (7):433-5.

Levy V, Pandori M, Berrada ZL, Relucio KI, Lopez TP, Samuel MC, and Park IU. A case of persistent and possibly treatment resistant pharyngeal gonorrhea. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2016, 43 (4):258-9.

Valdez A, Stewart SL, Tanjasari SP, Levy V, and Garza A. Design and Efficacy of a Multilingual, Multicultural HPV Vaccine Education Intervention. Journal of Communication in Healthcare 2015, 8 (2):106-118.

Blake DR, Spielberg F, Levy V, Lensing S, Wolff PA, Venkatasubramanian L, Acevedo N, Padian N, Chattophadhyay I and Gaydos CA.  et al. Could home STI specimen collection with e-prescription be a cost-effective strategy for clinical trials and clinical care?. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2015, 42 (1): 13-19.

Spielberg F, Levy V, Wolff P. et al. Fully integrated e-services for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of STIs: Results of a four county study in California. American Journal Public Health 2014, 104 (12): 2313-2320.

Tang JJ, 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.

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 trials? Data from the UFO cohort in San Francisco. Vaccine, 2010, July 16.

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.

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.

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.

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

Levy V, Page-Shafer K, Evans J, Ruiz, J, Morrow S, Reardon J, Lynch M, Raymond HF, Klausner JD, Facer M, Molitor F, Allen B, Green-Ajufo B, Ferrero D, Sanford GB and 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, 32 (8): 487-490.

Other Publications, Reports and Book Chapters

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.

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


Martinez A, Branzuela AM, Ohsaki A,  Lin J and Levy V. California Congenital Syphilis Case in Low Risk Woman Highlights Importance of Routine Pregnancy Screening Interventions. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention STD Prevention Conference, Sept 19-22, 2022 (virtual)

Lin J, Oi Shan Wong F, Thibodeaux C, Choi-McInturff M, Tamayo A, and Levy V. High Acceptance and Rapid Implementation of COVID-19 Vaccine in a Public HIV Clinic in Northern California: An Initial Analysis of Social Determinants, Infectious Diseases Society of America, Sept 29-Oct 3, 2021 (virtual)

Lopez T, Mejia CM, Lampkin D, Yuen W, Geltmaker M and Levy V. Phase 2: Using geo-locating technology to reach suburban and rural MSMs for HIV/STI Outreach and Testing. Youth Tech Health Live Conference, April 6-8, 2014, San Francisco, California.

Levy V, Pandori M, Berrada ZL, Relucio KI, Samuel MC and Park, IU. Test of cure for Neisseria gonorrhoeae among men who have sex with men: results of a pilot study. ID Week. Joint meetings of IDSA, SHEA, HIVMA and PIDS. October 2-6, 2013, San Francisco, California

Spielberg F, Levy V, Kapur I, Lensing S, Acevedo N, Venkatasubramanian L, Leivermann C,  Philip S, Padian N and Gaydos C. Online access to home STI specimen collection and e-prescriptions linked to public health-Is a comparative effectiveness trial feasible? International Society for STD Research Conference. July 14-17, 2013, Vienna, Austria.

Lopez T , Mejia CM, Lampkin D, Geltmaker M, and Levy V. Using geo-locating technology to reach young men who have sex with men for HIV prevention. Youth Tech Health Live Conference, April 7-9, 2013, San Francisco, California

McNeil CJ, Piñera C, Maldonado Y and Levy V. Acceptability of anal PAP self screening in high risk women: Findings from English and Spanish focus groups in northern California. 19th International Society for STD Research Conference. July 10-13, 2011, Quebec City, Canada.

Spielberg F, Kurth A, Shanley K, Levy V, Labuguen RH and Klausner JD. Computer counseling facilitates routine HIV testing in three acute care settings: Automating testing consent, education and evaluation. 2010 National Summit on HIV Diagnosis, Prevention, and Access to Care.  November 17-19, 2010, National Harbor, Maryland.

Jacobson B, Silva C, Garza AH and Levy V. Using capture-recapture methodology to estimate a gold standard for PID surveillance evaluation in San Mateo County. 2010 CDC National STD Prevention Conference, March 8-11, 2010, Atlanta.

Dalai S, Dyal J, Salari K, Kassaye S, Levy V, Israelski D and Katzenstein D. HIV-1 evolution and drug resistance among patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in San Mateo County, California, 1997-2006. 47th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), October 29 – November 1, 2009, Philadelphia.

Shanley K, Silva C and Levy V. Expanding access to HIV/STD partner services using STD surveillance and name-based HIV surveillance data at the local level in California. 47th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), October 29 – November 1, 2009, Philadelphia.

Silva C, Anderson-Potts R, and Levy V. Hepatitis Prevention: Feasibility of implementing Hepatitis A/B vaccine to inmates in a local correctional health facility in California. 137th APHA Annual Meeting. November 7-11, 2009. Philadelphia.

Renault C, Israelski D, Levy V, Fujikawa B, Kellogg T, and Klausner JD. Clearance of Chlamydial ribosomal RNA by Aptima Combo 2 testing in women with Chlamydia treated with Azithromycin. 18th Meeting of the International Society for STD Research (ISSTDR). June 28-July 1, 2009, London.


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