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NESTS: No Evidence of Rise in Trachoma Following End of Mass Antibiotic Distribution

NESTS: No Evidence of Rise in Trachoma Following End of Mass Antibiotic Distribution

Researchers found only 3 cases of follicular trachoma and one case of infection in 2 districts, well below the World Health Organization criteria.

The relative risk for healthcare-associated infections has decreased in the last 15 years due to improvements in awareness of risk associated with devices, infection control, and evidence-based practice regarding use of devices.

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Research Focuses on Tryptophan Starvation's Effect on Chlamydia

Research Focuses on Tryptophan Starvation's Effect on Chlamydia

Tryptophan starvation did not completely block chlamydial development in high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) negative C33A cell lines.

Vaccine Against Chlamydia Effective in Reducing Bacteria

Vaccine Against Chlamydia Effective in Reducing Bacteria

Bacteria's ability to spread within cells was halted, researcher says.

Efficacy of Azithromycin For Treating Chlamydia Remains High

Efficacy of Azithromycin For Treating Chlamydia Remains High

Although study did not establish noninferiority of azithromycin versus doxycycline.

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