This prospective, observational, cross-sectional study sought to determine the rate of vaginal Group B streptococcal vaginal colonization among women older than 60 years.
This ad hoc survey focused on changes in sexual behaviors and utilization of and access to sexual health services by MSM during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Screening and testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) decreased in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A team of investigators sought to determine the frequency of Treponema pallidum shedding in men who have sex with men.
The American College of Physicians convened a panel to identify best practices for the use of short-course antibiotics in the management of common infections.
At-home HPV self-sampling may be a viable option to increase cervical screening rates in rural, underserved women.
Investigators conducted a study to assess the effects of moderate glycosuria on groupB Streptococcus .
For HPV-related cancers without standardized screening, incidence rates increased between 2001 and 2017.
Researchers compared the efficacy, adverse events, and compliance of HDDT vs BQT as first-line or rescue regimens and investigated factors contributing to H pylori eradication.
In patients with IBD, management of immunosuppressive regimens, as well as safety and efficacy of vaccines, has raised many questions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A randomized, open-label, noncomparative study was conducted at primary care HIV community clinics to assess outcomes following treatment with cefixime or penicillin for syphilis.
Investigators sought to determine the prevalence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and establish its prognostic value in patients with heart failure.
The study authors gathered data on individual HIV viral load trajectories at the population-level following the introduction of universal test and treat in sub-Saharan Africa.
Researchers reviewed data of 16,568 consecutive patients from 4 hospitals over 4 years to determine if leukocytosis correlated with a positive C difficile NAAT results.
Investigators analyzed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on number of GI procedures performed and new cancer diagnoses.
The authors review gut dysfunction and microbiota changes during HIV infection and IBD and discuss how they may induce a dysfunctional mucosal barrier, dysbiosis, and changes on the cellular level, including monocytes, macrophages, and dendritic cells.
Review authors highlight results of a study that analyzed the role of genital abnormalities and hormonal contraception in HIV transmission.
Investigators evaluated the relationship among Helicobacter pylori infection, atrophic gastritis, and chronic kidney disease.
Investigators conducted a study to determine the optimal vaccination timing and the temporal immunogenicity and safety of a live herpes zoster vaccine among patients post-HSCT.
Authors say screening and linkage to supportive services needed for HIV patients.