Researchers conducted a retrospective medical chart review to analyze relationship between HBsAg loss and a single PEG(IFN-α) course.
Researchers conducted a prospective cohort study to assess rates of new HPV detection and loss of detection in middle-age women.
Isolates were clustered based on patient sexual behavior and race/ethnicity to assess antibiotic resistance as a major driver of gonorrhea transmission in NYC.
Researchers’ findings on the incidence rate of herpes zoster among unvaccinated age groups informs new set of recommendations.
Investigators sought to determine whether a new protocol for urine sampling and testing lowers rates of catheter-associated urinary tract infections.
Research results highlighted the need for continued supplemental NAATs for oropharyngeal samples being tested for Nisseria gonorrhoeae.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends behavioral counseling interventions for preventing sexually transmitted infections.
Genital mycotic infection is listed as a potential adverse effect of the SGLT2 inhibitor class.
Antibiotic therapy was found to shorten recovery time for pediatric patients with uncomplicated appendicitis, thereby avoiding surgery.
Data from the pivotal phase 3 trial demonstrated clinically and statistically significant microbiological cure compared with placebo at the test of cure visit.
For patients with gonorrhea, detection of the wild-type serine 91 genotype of the gyrA gene of Neisseria gonorrhoeae is predictive of a successful treatment outcome with ciprofloxacin.
Clinicians must consider patient sexual history in the decision-making process for adult HPV vaccination.
New study is the first focused analysis of bacterial diversity in the urogenital tract of postmenopausal women, according to investigators.
Lack of parental intent to initiate and complete the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine series for adolescents is a major public health concern.
Infection may be associated with an increased risk for early stroke recurrence in hospitalized patients with acute ischemic stroke.
Children with GII.4 type norovirus had more severe symptoms and required more medical care.
The epidemiology of herpes simplex virus (HSV)-1 is transitioning away from oral acquisition in childhood with an increasing proportion of HSV-1 detection in genital herpes.
A randomized trial was conducted to assess the effect of Lactin-V vs placebo following metronidazole treatment for bacterial vaginosis.
A team of investigators conducted a comprehensive search of several databases to identify the prevalence of gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with COVID-19 infection.
The American Cancer Society has updated guidelines on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, emphasizing that vaccination should be routinely offered at age 9 to 12 years.