In cases of complicated urinary tract infections (UTI) treated with multiple-dose fosfomycin, clinical resolution occurred in 2 of 3 treatment episodes.
Low expression of the HPV-related marker cyclin D1 appears to be an independent prognostic marker in Barrett high-grade dysplasia and esophageal adenocarcinoma.
Women are less likely to be tested for HIV or offered prep at time of sexually transmitted infection diagnosis.
The risk of acquiring a sexually transmitted infection (STI) is not higher among adolescents using long-acting reversible contraceptives.
Fetroja® (cefiderocol) has been made available by Shionogi for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), including pyelonephritis caused by the following susceptible Gram-negative microorganisms: Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus mirabilis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Enterobacter cloacae complex.
STD Direct Flow Chip Kit offers a top panel of detection of classic bacterial-causing agents of STDs, as well as viral and protozoa causes.
In pediatric patients, the duration of antibiotic treatment for uncomplicated UTI was not significantly associated with UTI recurrence.
A vegetarian diet is associated with a reduced risk for urinary tract infection.
There is a high burden of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among individuals who initiate or persistently use pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
Researchers evaluated the microbial characteristics driving ankylosing spondylitis pathogenesis, and they examined the effects of tumor necrosis factor inhibitor therapy on the microbiome.
More than half of bimanual exams, >70 percent of Pap tests in women aged 15 to 20 years unnecessary
Data on the composition and structure of the vaginal microbiome in women with genital Chlamydia trachomatis published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases revealed that Lactobacillus iners- dominated communities were most common post-treatment.
Patients on continuous PPI therapy may be at increased risk of developing acute gastroenteritis during the winter season.
Patients treated at a sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinic for pharyngeal gonococcal infections had a low test of cure rate.
The FDA has approved Fetroja for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections.
For infections with Mycoplasma genitalium, resistance-guided therapy using doxycycline followed by azithromycin or moxifloxacin led to high levels of microbiologic cure and low levels of de novo resistance, according to data published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. A total of 383 patients who attended Melbourne Sexual Health Centre in Australia between 2017 and 2018 with sexually…
Crowd diagnosis of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is common online.
Beneficial changes in microbial composition and functionality with capsular fecal microbiota transplant lead to improved cognition in patients with cirrhosis and recurrent hepatic encephalopathy, according to study data presented at The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases’ The Liver Meeting 2019, held November 8 to 12 in Boston, Massachusetts. In order to determine…
The prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium coinfection in women with chlamydial infection was low and no patient characteristics predicted coinfection.
Enhanced implementation on adoption of evidence-based antibiotic stewardship in nursing homes focused on the recognition and management of UTIs may improve the quality of antibiotic prescription in nursing homes.