Sexually Transmitted Diseases Feature Archive
In an effort to combat extensive drug-resistance in gonorrhea, a new assay identifies patients who may still have a response to an older, less reliable therapy.
WHO releases new treatment guidelines for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis
Signs of emerging resistance to azithromycin suggests that this drug will be next in the long line of antibiotics to which gonorrhea bacteria have become resistant - a list that includes penicillin, tetracycline, and fluoroquinolones.
Evidence may suggest that universal test of cure may not be necessary for all patients.
College-aged students may benefit from continued education regarding the spread of HPV, especially oral transmission.
The report indicates that the percentage of schools providing sexual health education that meets CDC's criteria for sex education is generally low and varies widely by state.
There is increasing evidence that Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) is a sexually transmitted infection, according to findings published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.
Few states require human papillomavirus vaccination for adolescents and that the vaccination rates are far below those of other recommended vaccines.
While not statistically significant, participants who noted they had received the HPV vaccine also reported that they used condoms without fail at every sexual encounter.
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