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.
More research may be needed comparing antibiotic regimens to treat Chlamydia trachomatis in men and nonpregnant women.
High-risk human papillomavirus infection may be associated with the risk for cardiovascular disease in Korean women.
The majority of genital HPV infections are likely to be caused by genital-to-genital sexual transmission, not hand-to-genital contact.
Decline observed in HPV type 16/18 cervical precancers.
The prevalence of anogenital warts has decreased, with significant declines observed in specific populations.
Herpes zoster virus continues to be prevalent in certain patient demographics in the United States.