M Y Chen

Summary

Affiliation: Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Automated, computer generated reminders and increased detection of gonorrhoea, chlamydia and syphilis in men who have sex with men
    Huachun Zou
    Sexual Health Unit, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e61972. 2013
  2. pmc Introduction of a sexual health practice nurse is associated with increased STI testing of men who have sex with men in primary care
    Anthony F Snow
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 13:298. 2013
  3. pmc The prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Australia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Dyani Lewis
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:113. 2012
  4. pmc The prevalence of anal human papillomavirus among young HIV negative men who have sex with men
    Huachun Zou
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:341. 2012
  5. pmc Maximising retention in a longitudinal study of genital Chlamydia trachomatis among young women in Australia
    Jennifer Walker
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:156. 2011
  6. pmc Interventions for increasing chlamydia screening in primary care: a review
    Samitha Ginige
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:95. 2007
  7. pmc Incentive payments to general practitioners aimed at increasing opportunistic testing of young women for chlamydia: a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial
    Jade E Bilardi
    Sexual Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:70. 2010
  8. pmc Young pregnant women's views on the acceptability of screening for chlamydia as part of routine antenatal care
    Jade E Bilardi
    The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:505. 2010
  9. pmc Young people's views on the potential use of telemedicine consultations for sexual health: results of a national survey
    Cameryn C Garrett
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:285. 2011
  10. pmc Incidence of hepatitis-C among HIV infected men who have sex with men (MSM) attending a sexual health service: a cohort study
    Deepa G Gamage
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:39. 2011

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  1. pmc Automated, computer generated reminders and increased detection of gonorrhoea, chlamydia and syphilis in men who have sex with men
    Huachun Zou
    Sexual Health Unit, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e61972. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Introduction of a sexual health practice nurse is associated with increased STI testing of men who have sex with men in primary care
    Anthony F Snow
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 13:298. 2013
    ..The study objective was to investigate the effect of the introduction of a sexual health practice nurse on HIV and STI testing in a general practice that specialized in gay men's health...
  3. pmc The prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Australia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Dyani Lewis
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:113. 2012
    ..Chlamydia trachomatis is a common sexually transmitted infection in Australia. This report aims to measure the burden of chlamydia infection by systematically reviewing reports on prevalence in Australian populations...
  4. pmc The prevalence of anal human papillomavirus among young HIV negative men who have sex with men
    Huachun Zou
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:341. 2012
    ..Available data, albeit limited, suggest many young MSM may not already be HPV infected. Further studies using representative sampling focused on teenage MSM are required to confirm this...
  5. pmc Maximising retention in a longitudinal study of genital Chlamydia trachomatis among young women in Australia
    Jennifer Walker
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:156. 2011
    ..The aims of this paper are to describe the methods used to recruit and retain young women in a longitudinal study and to explore factors associated with loss to follow up...
  6. pmc Interventions for increasing chlamydia screening in primary care: a review
    Samitha Ginige
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:95. 2007
    ..Our aim was to review the evidence for specific interventions aimed at increasing chlamydia screening rates in primary care...
  7. pmc Incentive payments to general practitioners aimed at increasing opportunistic testing of young women for chlamydia: a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial
    Jade E Bilardi
    Sexual Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:70. 2010
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to determine if offering general practitioners (GP) a small incentive payment per test would increase chlamydia testing in women aged 16 to 24 years, attending general practice...
  8. pmc Young pregnant women's views on the acceptability of screening for chlamydia as part of routine antenatal care
    Jade E Bilardi
    The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:505. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the acceptability of screening pregnant women aged 16-25 years for chlamydia as part of routine antenatal care...
  9. pmc Young people's views on the potential use of telemedicine consultations for sexual health: results of a national survey
    Cameryn C Garrett
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:285. 2011
    ..A possible innovation to increase access to services is the use of telemedicine...
  10. pmc Incidence of hepatitis-C among HIV infected men who have sex with men (MSM) attending a sexual health service: a cohort study
    Deepa G Gamage
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:39. 2011
    ..We aimed to determine the incidence of Hepatitis C (HCV) infection among HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM) attending a Sexual Health Centre...
  11. pmc 'The difference in determinants of Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma genitalium in a sample of young Australian women'
    Jennifer Walker
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:35. 2011
    ..Differences in the determinants of Chlamydia trachomatis ('chlamydia') and Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) genital infection in women are not well understood...
  12. pmc Sex and sport: chlamydia screening in rural sporting clubs
    Fabian Y S Kong
    Centre for Population Health, The Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, 85 Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 9:73. 2009
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  13. pmc Telling partners about chlamydia: how acceptable are the new technologies?
    Carol A Hopkins
    Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:58. 2010
    ..This study explored the use and acceptability of different partner notification methods to help inform the development of strategies and resources to increase the number of partners notified...
  14. pmc Better than nothing? Patient-delivered partner therapy and partner notification for chlamydia: the views of Australian general practitioners
    Natasha L Pavlin
    Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, 200 Berkley Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:274. 2010
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  15. pmc The experience of providing young people attending general practice with an online risk assessment tool to assess their own sexual health risk
    Jade E Bilardi
    Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 9:29. 2009
    ..The secondary aim was to test the acceptability of the tool among general practitioners and young people...
  16. doi Australian men who have sex with men prefer rapid oral HIV testing over conventional blood testing for HIV
    M Y Chen
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 21:428-30. 2010
    ..Overall, MSM expressed a preference for rapid oral HIV testing and would test more frequently if testing was available for clinic or home use in Australia...
  17. doi Screening pregnant women for chlamydia: what are the predictors of infection?
    M Y Chen
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 85:31-5. 2009
    ..To determine the risk factors associated with chlamydial infection in pregnancy and the sensitivity and specificity of these when used for selective screening...
  18. ncbi The differing profiles of symptomatic and asymptomatic Chlamydia trachomatis-infected men in a clinical setting
    Marcus Y Chen
    Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, Sydney, Australia School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 18:384-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, in a clinical setting, there appear to be differences in the profiles of symptomatic and asymptomatic chlamydia-infected men...
  19. pmc A randomized controlled trial of the safety of candidate microbicide SPL7013 gel when applied to the penis
    Marcus Y Chen
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, and School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:375-80. 2009
    ..To determine the safety of the candidate vaginal microbicide SPL7013 gel (VivaGel) when applied to the penis...
  20. ncbi Changes in testing methods for genital Chlamydia trachomatis in New South Wales, Australia, 1999 to 2002
    Marcus Y Chen
    Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, GPO Box 1614, Sydney, New South Wales 2001, Australia
    Sex Health 2:251-3. 2005
    ..The relative frequency of different testing methods employed in the diagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in New South Wales has not been previously reported...
  21. doi Estimating the number of unlicensed brothels operating in Melbourne
    Marcus Y Chen
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:67-71. 2010
    ..To estimate the number of unlicensed brothels operating in Melbourne, Australia, and the sexual health of the women working in them...
  22. ncbi Evidence for the effectiveness of a chlamydia awareness campaign: increased population rates of chlamydia testing and detection
    Marcus Y Chen
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 18:239-43. 2007
    ..Testing within the framework of a national chlamydia screening programme may be a more cost-effective way of increasing chlamydia testing...
  23. doi Replacement of conventional HIV testing with rapid testing: mathematical modelling to predict the impact on further HIV transmission between men
    David P Wilson
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 87:588-93. 2011
    ..Rapid HIV testing is not permitted in Australia at the point of care. The authors evaluate the expected net effect of rapid HIV testing compared with standard serology diagnostic tests in terms of onward HIV transmission...
  24. ncbi Trends in clinical encounters for pelvic inflammatory disease and epididymitis in a national sample of Australian general practices
    Marcus Y Chen
    Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital and School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 17:384-6. 2006
    ..Only 0.3% of encounters for PID and 1.9% of those for epididymitis resulted in hospital referral. On a population level, trends in the incidence of chlamydia-related diseases do not necessarily parallel those of reported chlamydia rates...
  25. ncbi Nowhere near the point of diminishing returns: correlations between chlamydia testing and notification rates in New South Wales
    Marcus Y Chen
    Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:249-53. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between chlamydia testing and chlamydia detection rates in New South Wales, Australia, from 1999 to 2001...
  26. pmc Discordance between trends in chlamydia notifications and hospital admission rates for chlamydia related diseases in New South Wales, Australia
    M Y Chen
    Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 81:318-22. 2005
    ..An increasing incidence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection would be expected to lead to a rise in the incidence of chlamydia related diseases...
  27. ncbi Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Sydney women
    Marcus Y Chen
    Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 45:410-3. 2005
    ..Opportunistic testing of sexually active young women attending clinical services for other reasons has already been implemented in a number of other countries...
  28. doi What men who have sex with men think about the human papillomavirus vaccine
    D Simatherai
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 85:148-9. 2009
    ..If the HPV vaccine is targeted to MSM, the challenge will be for MSM to be vaccinated before they acquire HPV infection...
  29. doi Acceptability of digital anal cancer screening examinations in HIV-positive homosexual men
    T R H Read
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia
    HIV Med 14:491-6. 2013
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  30. ncbi What female patients feel about the offer of a chaperone by a male sexual health practitioner
    C Simanjuntak
    School of Population Health, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanson Street, Carlton 3053, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 20:165-7. 2009
    ..The results reassure that when a female patient declines the offer of a chaperone within a sexual health clinic, the male practitioner can feel confident that this is the expression of the patient's wish...
  31. doi Rapid decline in presentations of genital warts after the implementation of a national quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccination programme for young women
    C K Fairley
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital and School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 85:499-502. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine if the Australian human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme has had a population impact on presentations of genital warts...
  32. ncbi How men with non-chlamydial, non-gonococcal urethritis are managed in Australasia
    R Teague
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton 3053, Victoria, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 19:581-5. 2008
    ..These included Mycoplasma genitalium, herpes simplex virus, ureaplasma species, Trichomonas vaginalis and adenoviruses...
  33. ncbi Missing pelvic inflammatory disease? Substantial differences in the rate at which doctors diagnose PID
    A Doxanakis
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 84:518-23. 2008
    ..The clinical diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is subjective. Our aim was to determine if the pattern of diagnosis of PID among experienced clinicians varied compared with the diagnosis of genital warts...
  34. doi More than just anal sex: the potential for sexually transmitted infection transmission among men visiting sex-on-premises venues
    C W Phang
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 84:217-9. 2008
    ..This study aimed to obtain detailed data on the frequency of sexual practices among men who had sex with men (MSM) at sex-on-premises venues (SOPV) and to compare this with their sexual practices outside SOPV...
  35. ncbi Genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Australia: epidemiology and clinical implications
    Marcus Y Chen
    Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, NSW 2000, Australia
    Sex Health 1:189-96. 2004
    ..As general practitioners have an important role to play, we proffer guidelines for selective testing in primary care...
  36. doi Delay in the diagnosis of early syphilis among men who have sex with men: need for greater community and health provider education
    M Bissessor
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Victoria, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 20:52-3. 2009
    ..If early detection and treatment of syphilis is to be optimized in order to improve syphilis control, greater awareness of its symptoms and signs of syphilis need to be promoted among both health-care providers and affected communities...
  37. doi Size of anal squamous cell carcinomas at diagnosis: a retrospective case series
    T R H Read
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 24:879-82. 2013
    ..This suggests most anal squamous cell carcinoma were visible or palpable for some time before diagnosis, meaning that screening high-risk groups by anal inspection and palpation is plausible. ..
  38. doi Sampling technique is important for optimal isolation of pharyngeal gonorrhoea
    M Mitchell
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 89:557-60. 2013
    ....
  39. doi Sex workers working within a legalised industry: their side of the story
    J Groves
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia 3053
    Sex Transm Infect 84:393-4. 2008
    ..To examine the characteristics and work attitudes of female sex workers working in licensed brothels in Victoria, Australia...
  40. ncbi Australian sexual health practitioners' use of chaperones for genital examinations: a survey of attitudes and practice
    Danielle C Newton
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Sex Health 4:95-7. 2007
    ..To examine the current practice and attitudes of Australian sexual health practitioners towards the use of chaperones for genital examinations...
  41. ncbi Is routine vaginal examination necessary for asymptomatic women attending sexual health services?
    D M Lee
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 17:631-2. 2006
    ....
  42. doi HIV-testing of men who have sex with men: variable testing rates among clinicians
    T Petlo
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 22:727-9. 2011
    ..Increasing HIV testing rates among high-risk groups require engagement not only of individuals at risk but also awareness among health-care providers who perform HIV testing...
  43. ncbi Access to sexual health advice using an automated, internet-based risk assessment service
    David M Lee
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, 580 Swanston Street, VIC 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 6:63-6. 2009
    ..checkyourrisk.org.au/), and to compare this with that of patients attending the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre (MSHC) for the first time over the same 6-month period: January-June 2006...
  44. ncbi Chlamydia screening--Australia should strive to achieve what others have not
    Jane S Hocking
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:106-8. 2008
    ..This experience places it in a strong position to design and implement an innovative chlamydia screening program to reduce chlamydia prevalence...
  45. pmc A randomised controlled trial comparing computer-assisted with face-to-face sexual history taking in a clinical setting
    R L Tideman
    Department of Public Health, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 83:52-6. 2007
    ..To compare computer-assisted self-interview (CASI) with routine face-to-face interview (FTFI) for sexual history taking from patients in a clinical setting...
  46. doi Definitions of antiretroviral treatment failure for measuring quality outcomes
    A Samaranayake
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Australia
    HIV Med 11:427-31. 2010
    ..Our aim was to compare three different definitions of treatment failure and discuss their use as quality outcome measures for a clinical service...
  47. doi Let Them Know: evaluation of an online partner notification service for chlamydia that offers E-mail and SMS messaging
    Jade E Bilardi
    Sexual Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 37:563-5. 2010
    ..A substantial and increasing number of text messages were sent, pointing to the potential for improved partner notification rates...
  48. pmc Persistence of Mycoplasma genitalium following azithromycin therapy
    Catriona S Bradshaw
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 3:e3618. 2008
    ..To determine clinical outcomes and cure rates for M.genitalium genital infection in men and women following azithromycin 1 g...
  49. doi Innovative resources could help improve partner notification for chlamydia in primary care
    Jade E Bilardi
    Sexual Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 36:779-83. 2009
    ..To examine practices of general practitioners' (GPs) in relation to partner notification for chlamydia and identify the supports they would find most useful to assist them...
  50. ncbi Rising HIV notifications in Australia: accounting for the increase in people living with HIV and implications for the HIV transmission rate
    Samitha Ginige
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 4:31-3. 2007
    ..To describe the changes in notification rates for HIV, as a proportion of people living with HIV infection, in Australia...
  51. pmc Differing Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacterial loads in the pharynx and rectum in men who have sex with men: implications for gonococcal detection, transmission, and control
    M Bissessor
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia 3053
    J Clin Microbiol 49:4304-6. 2011
    ..001). Bacterial loads among men with symptomatic proctitis were strikingly high (median, 278,000 copies/swab)...
  52. ncbi Sexually transmissible infection and HIV management among men who have sex with men with and without HIV: survey of medical practitioners who are members of the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine
    Christopher K Fairley
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 5:155-9. 2008
    ..Our aim was to determine if the use of suppressive treatment for genital herpes, the treatment of HIV or STI screening practices were different between states in Australia...
  53. doi Testing rates for sexually transmitted infections among HIV-infected men who have sex with men attending two different HIV services
    Richard Teague
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 19:200-2. 2008
    ..6%, P < 0.01). Substantial differences in STI testing rates among HIV-positive MSM may exist between HIV clinical services depending on the measures in place that promote STI screening...
  54. ncbi Completeness and timeliness of treatment for chlamydia within a sexual health service
    Marcus Y Chen
    Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, GPO Box 1614, Sydney, New South Wales 2001, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 15:762-4. 2004
    ....
  55. doi Sex and sport: sexual risk behaviour in young people in rural and regional Victoria
    Fabian Y S Kong
    Centre for Population Health, The Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, 85 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Sex Health 7:205-11. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of chlamydia and understand sexual risk behaviour in 16-29 year olds in rural Victoria through a chlamydia testing program undertaken at local sporting clubs...
  56. ncbi Antibiotic consumption and chlamydia prevalence in international studies
    Samitha Ginige
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston St, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 3:221-4. 2006
    ..To determine whether there is an ecological association between antibiotic use and chlamydia prevalence...
  57. pmc Are patient responses to sensitive sexual health questions influenced by the sex of the practitioner?
    S Ginige
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 82:321-2. 2006
    ..To determine whether a patient's responses to sensitive questions about their sexual behaviour are influenced by the sex of their treating practitioner...
  58. doi Frequent screening for syphilis as part of HIV monitoring increases the detection of early asymptomatic syphilis among HIV-positive homosexual men
    Melanie Bissessor
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Victoria, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:211-6. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine whether the routine inclusion of syphilis serology with every blood test performed as part of HIV monitoring increases the detection of early asymptomatic syphilis among HIV-positive MSM...
  59. ncbi Chlamydia trachomatis infection among antenatal women in Sydney
    Kate Cheney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:85-7. 2006
  60. ncbi No barriers to chlamydia testing in sexually active young women
    Christopher K Fairley
    Med J Aust 183:548-9. 2005
  61. ncbi Screening for genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection: are men the forgotten reservoir?
    Marcus Y Chen
    Med J Aust 179:124-5. 2003
  62. ncbi Chlamydia trachomatis infection among antenatal women in remote far west New South Wales, Australia
    Jo Ann Lenton
    Sex Health 4:139-40. 2007
    ..003) and self-perceived risk for chlamydia (P = 0.05). Pregnant Indigenous women in remote areas may be at higher risk for chlamydia and targeted screening of this group should be considered...
  63. ncbi Anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum in a Melbourne man
    Anna N Morton
    Sex Health 3:189-90. 2006
    ..This case is in keeping with the more recent reports of LGV from Europe, and has demonstrated the need for a high index of suspicion for asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic anorectal LGV...
  64. ncbi Do all women attending urban sexual health services need testing for gonorrhoea?
    Tim R H Read
    Sex Health 2:259-60. 2005
    ..Fifteen cases of gonorrhoea were identified among women at MSHC, all had symptoms or an identifiable risk factor. Asymptomatic women without risk factors may not require screening for Neisseria gonorrhoeae in low prevalence populations...
  65. ncbi The re-emergence of syphilis among homosexually active men in Melbourne
    David M Lee
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:390-1. 2005
  66. ncbi Recommendations for chaperoning in sexual health settings
    Danielle C Newton
    Sex Health 4:207. 2007