Craig Roberts

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UNLABELLED A retrospective review of genital herpes simplex virus (HSV) isolates collected in a university student health service over a 9-year period showed that an increasing proportion of isolates were HSV-1 rather than HSV-2. HSV-1 accounted for 78% of all genital isolates in this population by 2001, compared with 31% of isolates in 1993. BACKGROUND(More)
PURPOSE To examine the effect of antihypertensive adherence on blood pressure and barriers to adherence in racially diverse elderly patients. METHODS Telephone survey of a representative sample of 300 of all 3416 hypertensive patients aged >70 from four urban primary care practices. From electronic records, we calculated subjects' annual mean systolic(More)
Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted infection throughout the world. The majority of new infections occur in adolescents and young adults, although prevalence rates generally increase with age and cumulative sexual experience. In young adults, herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) infection is becoming a more common cause of genital herpes. Reasons for(More)
Measuring self-reported affective feelings to odors and odorous products is a recent challenge for the food and cosmetic field, requiring the development of suited instruments. This paper finalizes a line of studies aimed at developing Emotion and Odor Scales (EOSs) in several cultures. Previously available for Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Singapore,(More)
Recently, some countries have begun conducting feasibility studies and R&D projects on High Altitude Platforms Systems (HAPS). Japan has been investigating the use of an airship system that will function as a stratospheric platform (altitude of about 20km) for applications such as environmental monitoring, communications and broadcasting. It is planned that(More)
SUMMARY For three decades the differential GPS (DGPS), and subsequently DGNSS, technique has been the dominant operational mode for precise positioning for the geoscience, geospatial and navigation communities. All DGNSS techniques perform positioning relative to one or more reference GNSS receivers located at points of known coordinates. Depending upon the(More)
This paper presents the first results, from a users’ perspective, of the precision and accuracy of the SydNET system in post processed, single base and networked RTK modes. SydNET is a network of continuously operating reference stations (CORS) located in the Sydney metropolitan area. The SydNET project is fully funded and managed by the NSW Department of(More)
This contribution describes a recent Australian Research Council (ARC) project funded under the ARC-Linkage Scheme. The research team comprises researchers from RMIT University, UNSW, University of Melbourne, Spatial Information Infrastructure and the Department of Lands, NSW. The aim of the project is to enhance the utility of continuously operating(More)
OBJECTIVE The authors describe the cervical cytology and sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing patterns of US college health centers. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS A total of 128 self-selected US college health centers-representing more than 2 million college students-completed an online survey during February and March 2007. RESULTS Almost 13% of(More)
We estimate and describe the incidence rates, mortality, and cost of CAP (community-acquired pneumonia), in both inpatient and outpatient settings, in the Czech Republic (CZ), Slovakia (SK), Poland (PL), and Hungary (HU). A retrospective analysis was conducted on administrative data from the health ministry and insurance reimbursement claims with a primary(More)