Investigators found a decline in pediatric herpes zoster incidence and a significantly lower incidence among vaccinated children.
The FDA has granted 510(k) clearance to binx io for a molecular point-of-care diagnostic testing platform for detecting chlamydia and gonorrhea in approximately 30 minutes.
Emerging evidence suggests that Ureaplasma spp, specifically Ureaplasma urealyticum but not Ureaplasma parvum, may play a causal role in the development of nongonococcal urethritis and infertility in men.
The majority of patients who chose to receive notification of STD results via electronic messaging, including via text message, and/or email, to be satisfactory and easy.
A recent study evaluated the frequency and characteristics that predicted coinfection of M genitalium and chlamydia in women.
The CDC ACIP has voted to expand routine and catch-up HPV vaccination in males through 26 years of age who are inadequately vaccinated.
Less than 60% of prescriptions for the treatment of STIs in adolescents seeking care in emergency departments were filled.
The FDA has granted Breakthrough Device designation to ResistancePlus GC,, a test that detects ciprofloxacin susceptibility.
Persistent human papillomavirus infections may have minimal changes in viral load
From 2003 to 2014, there was a decrease in herpes zoster incidence among children, with lower incidence rates for varicella-vaccinated versus unvaccinated children.
The estimated incidence of urogenital infections with chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and syphilis was 376.4 million in 15- to 49-year-old men and women in 2016.
Less than 60 percent of prescriptions for the treatment of STIs among teens seeking care in the emergency department are filled.
Ceftriaxone remains the superior first-line treatment for gonorrhea compared with gentamicin.
From 2004 to 2012, there was a more than threefold increase in the incidence of herpes zoster ophthalmicus in the US.
Mycoplasma genitalium can be the only cause of symptomatic urethritis in men who took ineffective antibiotics.
Extragenital STDs mostly seen in throat and rectum, contribute to risk for drug-resistant gonorrhea and HIV
Psychiatrists can help adolescent and young adult patients with bipolar disorder address risky sexual behavior and can provide regular medication intervention to reduce the risk for STIs.
Rate of complete resolution of CIN2/3 significantly higher for HPV vaccine group versus placebo group.
Among tenofovir gel users, detection of plasma tenofovir may be associated with a reduced risk for herpes simplex virus type 2.
Transmission of human papillomavirus is unlikely to occur from hand-to-genital contact.