Lao-Tzu Allan-Blitz (Pre-Doctoral; 2016-17)
Lao-Tzu Allan-Blitz is a fourth year medical student at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA and a pre-doctoral fellow at the Lima, Peru site. Lao graduated from NYU with a BA in interdisciplinary studies, colloquium in Happiness. With SAPHIR, Lao is working on a predictive model of syphilis re-infection using data from a prospective cohort study among men who have sex with men and transgender women in Lima, Peru.
Prospective analysis of risk factors for syphilis acquisition and re-infection among MSM and TW in Peru.
Prevalence of and factors associated with quinolone-resistant gonococcal infection.
Allan-Blitz et al. Wild-Type Gyrase A Genotype of Neisseria gonorrhoeae Predicts In Vitro Susceptibility to Ciprofloxacin: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-Analysis. STD (2017) 44(5):261-265.
Allan-Blitz et al. Implementation of a Rapid Genotypic Assay to Promote Targeted Ciprofloxacin Therapy of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in a Large Health System. Clinical Infectious Diseases (2017) 64(9):1268-1270.
Allan-Blitz et al. High prevalence of extra-genital chlamydial or gonococcal infections among men who have sex with men and transgender women in Lima, Peru. International Journal of STD & AIDS (2017) 28(2):138-144.
Allan-Blitz et al., High Incidence of Extra-Genital Gonorrheal and Chlamydial Infections Among High-Risk Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender-Women in Peru. International Journal of STD & AIDS, In press.
Allan-Blitz et al., 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. Sexual Health, In press.