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.
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.
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.
Lack of parental intent to initiate and complete the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine series for adolescents is a major public health concern.
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.
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.
The FDA has approved an expanded indication for Gardasil 9® (human papillomavirus 9-valent vaccine [HPV], recombinant; Merck) to include the prevention of oropharyngeal and other head and neck cancers caused by HPV Types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58 in patients aged 9 to 45 years.
The purpose of this project is to implement and evaluate the effectiveness of the 4 Pillars Practice Transformation Program to increase uptake of the HPV vaccine among pediatric patients.
Men who have sex with men are more likely to receive the recommended sexually transmitted infection testing and prevention services at Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program-funded facilities.
The multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled study investigated the efficacy and safety of secnidazole in 147 adult females with trichomoniasis.
Many sexually active men who have sex with men (MSM) do not receive recommended prevention services and sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing when receiving care for HIV infection.
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.
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.
There is a high burden of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among individuals who initiate or persistently use pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released recommendations for providing quality clinical services for sexually transmitted diseases.