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More Trials Need to Assess Effect of M genitalium on Female Reproductive Health Outcomes

More Trials Need to Assess Effect of M genitalium on Female Reproductive Health Outcomes

Young, asymptomatic, high-risk women in the United States have high rates of prevalent, incident, and persistent M genitalium infections, supporting the need for clinical trials to assess the effect of M genitalium screening programs on female reproductive health outcomes.

Chlamydia Infection Not Associated With Adverse Birth Outcomes

Chlamydia Infection Not Associated With Adverse Birth Outcomes

A chlamydia infection that has been identified during pregnancy and treated does not appear to result in a substantial increase in the risk of preterm birth compared with the risk in women tested and shown to not have a chlamydia infection.

USPSTF Recommends Screening for Syphilis in Pregnancy

USPSTF Recommends Screening for Syphilis in Pregnancy

The USPSTF says there is considerable net benefit to screening for syphilis infection in pregnant women.

High Prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis in Pre-, Perimenopausal Women

High Prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis in Pre-, Perimenopausal Women

Study provides the first report of the detection rate for a T vaginalis nucleotide polymorphism associated with metronidazole resistance

Limitations With Herd Immunity From Vaccine-Type Human Papillomavirus

Limitations With Herd Immunity From Vaccine-Type Human Papillomavirus

The limitations of herd protection for vaccine-type HPV was examined in a recent study.

HPV-Linked Cancer Survival Rates Differ Based on Social Disparities

HPV-Linked Cancer Survival Rates Differ Based on Social Disparities

For patients with HPV-associated cancers, there are large disparities in survival based on sex, race, and age.

HPV and Cytology Co-Testing Lowers Risk of Cervical Cancer

HPV and Cytology Co-Testing Lowers Risk of Cervical Cancer

Successive negative HPV and cytology co-testing is linked decrease risks of cervical cancer.

Efficacy of 9-Valent HPV Vaccine in Young Women

Efficacy of 9-Valent HPV Vaccine in Young Women

Findings inform further refinement of cervical cancer screening algorithms for vaccinated populations.

HPV Vaccine Linked to Lower Respiratory Papillomatosis Rates

HPV Vaccine Linked to Lower Respiratory Papillomatosis Rates

Incidence of juvenile-onset respiratory papillomatosis declined with the introduction of a HPV vaccination program.

Oral HPV Prevalence Higher in Men With Concurrent Genital HPV

Oral HPV Prevalence Higher in Men With Concurrent Genital HPV

The incidence of HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma has increased in men dramatically and that increase is projected to continue until 2060.

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