Recent cervical cancer screening guideline changes in Canada were associated with reduced chlamydia testing and reported new cases of chlamydia in women.
Tryptophan starvation did not completely block chlamydial development in high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) negative C33A cell lines.
Researchers found only 3 cases of follicular trachoma and one case of infection in 2 districts, well below the World Health Organization criteria.
Bacteria’s ability to spread within cells was halted, researcher says.
Although study did not establish noninferiority of azithromycin versus doxycycline.
Screening of young women dropped significantly at one university health center.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released its annual fact sheet of the three reported sexually transmitted diseases (STDs): chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.
All sexually active women should be screened for two of the most common sexually transmitted infections: chlamydia and gonorrhea, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
Researchers at Rice University have created a synthetic version of the fungus-derived antibiotic viridicatumtoxin B that could one day fight serious infections without contributing to antibiotic resistance.
Applications used to find sexual partners can put some at risk for STI.