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Research & Reviews  1,246 results

HIV and STI prevalence and testing history among men who have sex with men in Hanoi, Vi...
International Journal of STD & AIDS; Chen JS, Levintow SN et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2021 - HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have disproportionately affected communities of men who have sex with men (MSM). We describe HIV and STI prevalence and testing patterns among urban Vietnamese MSM. We conducted a cross-sectiona...

Association of Maternal Sexually Transmitted Infections With Risk of Preterm Birth in t...
JAMA Network Open; Gao R, Liu B et. al.

Nov 30th, 2021 - Maternal infection has been implicated in the pathogenesis of preterm birth through intrauterine inflammatory response. Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis are among the most common sexually transmitted infections worldwide, but studies on their as...

Male Urethritis

Nov 29th, 2021 - Practice Essentials Urethral discharge, dysuria, and exposure to a sexually transmitted infection (STI) are frequent presentations of urethritis in the male population. Research has focused on cost-effective antibiotic therapy and concern for emer...

Male Urethritis

Nov 29th, 2021 - Practice Essentials Urethral discharge, dysuria, and exposure to a sexually transmitted infection (STI) are frequent presentations of urethritis in the male population. Research has focused on cost-effective antibiotic therapy and concern for emer...

Clinical Integration of a Highly Accurate PCR Point-of-care Test Can Inform Immediate T...
Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Dawkins M, Bishop L et. al.

Nov 24th, 2021 - Accurate same-day STI diagnostic testing is generally unavailable, leading to syndromic management with high rates of over- and under-treatment. We analyzed the ease of integration of the Visby STI Panel into clinical practice, studied acceptance ...

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Guidelines  9 results

ACOG Committee Opinion No. 737: Expedited Partner Therapy.
Obstetrics and Gynecology;

May 26th, 2018 - Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) disproportionately affect women and create a preventable threat to their fertility. One factor that contributes to young women's high rates of STIs is reinfection from an untreated sexual partner. One way to ...

Screening for Gynecologic Conditions With Pelvic Examination: US Preventive Services Ta...
JAMA , Bibbins-Domingo K et. al.

Mar 8th, 2017 - Many conditions that can affect women's health are often evaluated through pelvic examination. Although the pelvic examination is a common part of the physical examination, it is unclear whether performing screening pelvic examinations in asymptom...

Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: Clinical Summary

May 31st, 2016 - Figure. Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: Clinical Summary Population Asymptomatic, nonpregnant adults and adolescents at increased risk for syphilis infection Recommendation Screen for syphili...

Screening for Chlamydia and gonorrhea: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendati...
Annals of Internal Medicine; LeFevre ML,

Sep 23rd, 2014 - Update of previous U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for chlamydia (2007) and gonorrhea (2005). The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on screening for chlamydial and gonococcal infections in asymptomatic patients...

Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections: Clinical Summary of USPSTF Recommendations


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Drugs  391 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  40 results

Evaluation of EVO100 for Prevention of Urogenital Chlamydia Trachomatis and Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Infection

Nov 15th, 2021 - In this phase 3 double blind placebo controlled, efficacy study, women who have had a urogenital chlamydia or gonorrhea infection at any time over the 16 weeks preceding the enrollment Visit with one or more risk factors, or found to be positive f...

PrEP Intervention for People Who Inject Substances and Use Methamphetamine

Oct 6th, 2021 - New HIV infections among people who inject drugs (PWID) are increasing in the United States and San Francisco. Methamphetamine is a driving force in the transmission of HIV. Multiple studies across diverse populations have found methamphetamine us...

Expedited Partner Therapy and the HIV Prevention Cascade

Sep 29th, 2021 - Background and Objectives. Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) provides a framework to integrate STI control with HIV prevention through the sexual networks of men who have sex with men (MSM). Partner notification, testing, and treatment are the criti...

A Clinical Trial for Chlorhexidine as Treatment for Vulvovaginal Candidiasis

Sep 28th, 2021 - The study is a 6 months clinical Phase II trial to compare if 1% chlorhexidine gluconate vaginal cream (Hibitane®) is at least as effective and safe as fluconazole (reference treatment) for culture-verified recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis. The ...

Couples Health Project: Couples-based Intervention to Reduce Drug Use and HIV Transmission Risk

Aug 19th, 2021 - This study aims to evaluate a couples-based intervention with an integrated focus on drug use and HIV prevention, including uptake of and adherence to PrEP. The investigators will recruit a sample of 50 couples (n = 100 individuals) Recruitment oc...

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News  363 results

Vaccinations for the ObGyn’s toolbox
Patrick Duff, MD

Oct 6th, 2021 - CASE 1st prenatal appointment for young, pregnant migrant A 21-year-old primigravid woman at 12 weeks’ gestation recently immigrated to the United States from an impoverished rural area of Southeast Asia. On the first prenatal appointment, she is.

Updates to CDC's STI Guidelines Relevant to Midlife Women Too

Sep 28th, 2021 - Sexually transmitted infection rates have not increased as dramatically in older women as they have in women in their teens and 20s, but rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea in women over age 35 have seen a steady incline over the past decade, and syp...

Syphilis Soaring in Newborns

Sep 15th, 2021 - New CDC data show no letup during 2020 in the discouraging multiyear trend toward rapidly increasing rates of neonatal syphilis. In 2020, case counts reached 2,022, according to the CDC's Virginia B. Bowen, PhD, MHS, and colleagues writing in a Ne...

USPSTF: Continue Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Screening in Sexually Active Young Women, Teens

Sep 14th, 2021 - The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced on Tuesday that it is standing by its 2014 recommendations that sexually active girls and young women be screened for chlamydia and gonorrhea. But the panel is not ready to provide guidance ...

New STI Guidelines: Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Sep 13th, 2021 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. I'm Dr Neil Skolnik, and today I'm going to talk about the just-released 2021 CDC Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Guidelines. These are important guidelines, being released at a time when STIs have...

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Patient Education  17 results see all →