female genital diseases

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Summary: Pathological processes involving the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).

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  1. ncbi Female genital schistosomiasis of the lower genital tract: prevalence and disease-associated morbidity in northern Tanzania
    G Poggensee
    Institut für Tropenmedizin and Medical Faculty Charité, Humboldt University, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    J Infect Dis 181:1210-3. 2000
  2. ncbi Toll-like receptor-2, but not Toll-like receptor-4, is essential for development of oviduct pathology in chlamydial genital tract infection
    Toni Darville
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Arkansas Children s Hospital and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    J Immunol 171:6187-97. 2003
  3. ncbi High tissue egg burden mechanically impairing the tubal motility in genital schistosomiasis of the female
    Harald Hoffmann
    Max von Pettenkofer Institute of Microbiology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Medical Center Grosshadern, Germany
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:970-1. 2003
  4. ncbi Epidemiology of pelvic organ prolapse in rural Gambia, West Africa
    Caroline Scherf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    BJOG 109:431-6. 2002
  5. ncbi Prevalence and determinants of genital infection with papillomavirus, in female and male university students in Busan, South Korea
    Hai Rim Shin
    Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, Republic of Korea
    J Infect Dis 190:468-76. 2004
  6. ncbi Health-seeking behavior of Karachi women with reproductive tract infections
    Lubna Ishaq Bhatti
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Soc Sci Med 54:105-17. 2002
  7. ncbi Increased interleukin-10 in the the endocervical secretions of women with non-ulcerative sexually transmitted diseases: a mechanism for enhanced HIV-1 transmission?
    C R Cohen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6460, USA
    AIDS 13:327-32. 1999
  8. pmc Prevalence of reproductive tract infections, genital prolapse, and obesity in a rural community in Lebanon
    Mary E Deeb
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Bull World Health Organ 81:639-45. 2003
  9. ncbi Simple clinical manifestations of genital Schistosoma haematobium infection in rural Zimbabwean women
    Eyrun Floerecke Kjetland
    Centre for Imported and Tropical Diseases, Department of Infectious Diseases, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:311-9. 2005
  10. ncbi Cofactors in male-female sexual transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1
    F A Plummer
    Kenya Medical Research Institute, University of Nairobi
    J Infect Dis 163:233-9. 1991

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  1. ncbi Female genital schistosomiasis of the lower genital tract: prevalence and disease-associated morbidity in northern Tanzania
    G Poggensee
    Institut für Tropenmedizin and Medical Faculty Charité, Humboldt University, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    J Infect Dis 181:1210-3. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi Toll-like receptor-2, but not Toll-like receptor-4, is essential for development of oviduct pathology in chlamydial genital tract infection
    Toni Darville
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Arkansas Children s Hospital and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    J Immunol 171:6187-97. 2003
    ..TLR2 is an important mediator in the innate immune response to C. trachomatis infection and appears to play a role in both early production of inflammatory mediators and development of chronic inflammatory pathology...
  3. ncbi High tissue egg burden mechanically impairing the tubal motility in genital schistosomiasis of the female
    Harald Hoffmann
    Max von Pettenkofer Institute of Microbiology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Medical Center Grosshadern, Germany
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:970-1. 2003
  4. ncbi Epidemiology of pelvic organ prolapse in rural Gambia, West Africa
    Caroline Scherf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    BJOG 109:431-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse in rural Gambia...
  5. ncbi Prevalence and determinants of genital infection with papillomavirus, in female and male university students in Busan, South Korea
    Hai Rim Shin
    Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, Republic of Korea
    J Infect Dis 190:468-76. 2004
    ..Little is known about the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in young adults in Asia...
  6. ncbi Health-seeking behavior of Karachi women with reproductive tract infections
    Lubna Ishaq Bhatti
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Soc Sci Med 54:105-17. 2002
    ..We therefore suggest training of healthcare providers for appropriate counseling and that treatment management protocols be advocated...
  7. ncbi Increased interleukin-10 in the the endocervical secretions of women with non-ulcerative sexually transmitted diseases: a mechanism for enhanced HIV-1 transmission?
    C R Cohen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6460, USA
    AIDS 13:327-32. 1999
    ..Therefore, we performed this study to assess whether non-ulcerative STD are associated with detection of IL-10 in the female genital tract...
  8. pmc Prevalence of reproductive tract infections, genital prolapse, and obesity in a rural community in Lebanon
    Mary E Deeb
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Bull World Health Organ 81:639-45. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of reproduction-related illnesses in a rural community in Lebanon...
  9. ncbi Simple clinical manifestations of genital Schistosoma haematobium infection in rural Zimbabwean women
    Eyrun Floerecke Kjetland
    Centre for Imported and Tropical Diseases, Department of Infectious Diseases, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:311-9. 2005
    ..Mucosal sandy patches seem to be pathognomonic for S. haematobium infection in the female genitals. Coexistence of ova and other lesions may not be causal...
  10. ncbi Cofactors in male-female sexual transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1
    F A Plummer
    Kenya Medical Research Institute, University of Nairobi
    J Infect Dis 163:233-9. 1991
    ..trachomatis. The presence of other sexually transmitted diseases may in part explain the heterosexual HIV-1 epidemic in Africa and may represent important targets for intervention to control HIV-1 infection...
  11. ncbi Identification of modifiable factors that affect the genetic diversity of the transmitted HIV-1 population
    Manish Sagar
    Division of Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, 1100 Fairview Avenue, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    AIDS 18:615-9. 2004
    ..Infection with multiple viral variants was associated with higher plasma HIV-1 RNA levels and faster CD4 T-cell decline...
  12. ncbi Cellular immunity and Chlamydia genital infection: induction, recruitment, and effector mechanisms
    Kathleen A Kelly
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen Medical Center at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1732, USA
    Int Rev Immunol 22:3-41. 2003
    ..An understanding of these events is important for the design of a protective vaccine and control of immunopathologic reactions...
  13. pmc Role of gamma interferon in controlling murine chlamydial genital tract infection
    J I Ito
    Department of Infectious Diseases, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    Infect Immun 67:5518-21. 1999
    ....
  14. pmc Differences in growth characteristics and elementary body associated cytotoxicity between Chlamydia trachomatis oculogenital serovars D and H and Chlamydia muridarum
    J M Lyons
    Department of Infectious Diseases, City of Hope National Medical Center and Beckman Research Institute, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    J Clin Pathol 58:397-401. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi Determinants of reproductive tract infections among asymptomatic women in Harare, Zimbabwe
    E M Mbizvo
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Department of International Health, University of Oslo, Postboks 1130, Blindern 0317, Oslo
    Cent Afr J Med 47:57-64. 2001
    ..To determine the prevalence of and risk factors for reproductive tract infections (RTI) among asymptomatic women attending primary health care clinics in Harare, Zimbabwe...
  16. pmc The influence of vaginally applied imiquimod on the course of Chlamydia trachomatis serovar D infection in a murine model
    Joseph M Lyons
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 13:1-3. 2005
  17. ncbi A randomized, controlled, molecular study of condylomata acuminata clearance during treatment with imiquimod
    S K Tyring
    Department of Microbiology Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 77555 1019, USA
    J Infect Dis 178:551-5. 1998
    ....
  18. ncbi Pediatricians' use of chaperones when performing gynecologic examinations on adolescent females
    J M Sanders
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta
    J Adolesc Health Care 10:110-4. 1989
    ..These data suggest that many factors other than gender and medicolegal influences are associated with the physician's decision concerning the use of a chaperone...
  19. ncbi Can chlamydia be stopped?
    David M Ojcius
    University of California, USA
    Sci Am 292:72-9. 2005
    ..Chlamydia is a rampant sexually transmitted disease, the world's leading cause of preventable blindness and a possible contributor to heart disease. Recent discoveries are suggesting new ways to curtail its spread..
  20. ncbi Identification of women at high STD risk among STD clinic attendees: implications for STD programmes
    P Moodley
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Mtubataba and The Department of Medical Microbiology, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Int J STD AIDS 14:526-31. 2003
    ..When we analysed in this subset the association of current STI pathogen and HIV infection, a pattern emerged that was comparable with that in men...
  21. ncbi Therapy for genital human papillomavirus-related disease
    Charles J N Lacey
    Hull York Medical School, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J Clin Virol 32:S82-90. 2005
    ..Specific treatment considerations apply to genital warts in pregnancy and laryngeal papillomatosis and these are also discussed...
  22. ncbi Managing genital chlamydial infection: the effects of ethnic origin and method of follow-up
    Ade Apoola
    Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 15:725-7. 2004
    ..The telephone follow-up appointment system, when compared to a traditional clinic follow-up appointment system, eliminated differences between Black and White ethnic groups in the numbers of patients and partners satisfactorily treated...
  23. ncbi Approaches to the management of uncomplicated genital Chlamydia trachomatis infections
    William M Geisler
    University of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham STD Program, 703 19th Street South, 242 Zeigler Research Building, Birmingham, AL 35249 0007, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2:771-85. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi Sexually transmitted diseases causing genital lesions in adolescents
    Jonathan D K Trager
    Department of Pediatrics and Dermatology, The Mount Sinai Medical School, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Adolesc Med Clin 15:323-52. 2004
    ..A thoughtful history and complete physical examination are always in order, as is testing for a particular suspected STD and for coexisting STDs, especially HIV...
  25. ncbi [Prevalence of genital infection due to Chlamydia trachomatis in the general population and in a group of prostitutes in Palma de Mallorca]
    Jordi Reina
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 22:439-41. 2004
  26. ncbi Prevalence of genital chlamydial infection in symptomatic and asymptomatic Jordanian patients
    Ziad M Awwad
    Department of Special Surgery Urology, Jordon University Hospital, Amman, Jordon
    Int J Infect Dis 7:206-9. 2003
    ..To detect Chlamydia trachomatis infection among 230 patients, 130 with signs or symptoms associated with urethritis, and 100 asymptomatic patients, attending the Jordan University Hospital urology clinic...
  27. pmc Prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in the general population of Slovenia: serious gaps in control
    I Klavs
    AIDS STD Unit, Communicable Diseases Department, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Sex Transm Infect 80:121-3. 2004
    ..One of the objectives of the first national survey of sexual lifestyles, attitudes, and health in Slovenia was to estimate the prevalence of and risk factors for genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Slovenian adults aged 18-49 years...
  28. pmc Characterization of chlamydial genital infection resulting from sexual transmission from male to female guinea pigs and determination of infectious dose
    Roger G Rank
    Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Infect Immun 71:6148-54. 2003
    ..There is currently no other animal model available for any sexually transmitted disease in which the disease or the ability to prevent the disease may be studied in animals infected by the natural means...
  29. pmc Shared care in the management of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in primary care
    B Armstrong
    Nursing Research Initiative for Scotland, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:369-70. 2003
    ..To investigate the impact of a health adviser in genitourinary medicine as a training and support resource on the management of Chlamydia trachomatis in a large inner city health centre...
  30. ncbi Clinical practice. Genital chlamydial infections
    Jeffrey F Peipert
    Division of Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Community Health, Brown University Medical School and the Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:2424-30. 2003
  31. pmc Sex differences in the experience of testing positive for genital chlamydia infection: a qualitative study with implications for public health and for a national screening programme
    J Darroch
    Royal Free and University College Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Bloomsbury Campus and Whittington Campus, Wolfson Building, 48 Riding House Street, London W1N 8AA, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:372-3. 2003
    ..To explore men's and women's accounts of chlamydia testing, with a view to understanding sex differences in attitudes and in behaviours of public health importance...
  32. ncbi [Oculogenital Chlamydia trachomatis infections in adults]
    Iwona Ostaszewska-Puchalska
    Ośrodka Diagnostyczno Badawczego Chorób Przenoszonych Droga Płciowa w Białymstoku
    Wiad Lek 56:425-9. 2003
    ..t. Due to common urogenital chlamydial infection coexistence both sexual partners should be diagnosed and treated...
  33. pmc The protective effect of antibody in immunity to murine chlamydial genital tract reinfection is independent of immunoglobulin A
    Sandra G Morrison
    Department of Microbiology, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA
    Infect Immun 73:6183-6. 2005
    ..Thus, although antibody contributes importantly to immunity to chlamydial genital tract reinfection, IgA antibodies are not an absolute requirement of that protective response...
  34. ncbi Chlamydia screening in a rural population: access, outcomes and health-care planning
    Richard P Bendall
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 18:89-92. 2007
    ..4%, depending on place of residence and testing site. The highest rates of infection were noted in two areas with poor access to existing genitourinary medicine clinics. This information can be used to better plan sexual health services...
  35. ncbi [Genital chlamydial infection]
    Yasuyuki Noguchi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aichi Medical University, School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 65:433-7. 2007
  36. ncbi [Chlamydial infections]
    B Roca
    Servicio de Medicina Interna e Infectiones, Hospital General de Castellon, Universidad de Valencia
    An Med Interna 24:292-9. 2007
    ..psittaci and C. pneumoniae, which mostly produce respiratory infections. The last two microorganisms are now classified in a different genus, known as Chlamydophila...
  37. ncbi Setting up the first genitourinary clinic in Malta and an audit of the initial performance
    G Schembri
    GU Clinic, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Sir Paul Boffa Hospital, Malta
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:1375-80. 2007
    ..The first genitourinary (GU) clinic was set up in Malta in January 2000. An audit was conducted to evaluate the demand for such a service and its effectiveness during the first 6 years after its introduction...
  38. ncbi Factors affecting time to treatment following diagnosis of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Scottish genitourinary medicine clinics
    I Fernando
    Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 18:819-22. 2007
    ..are without the influence of clinic policies and the ones which can be influenced (microscopy and follow-up appointments) are becoming less common. Time to treatment of genital chlamydia might therefore increase in the future...
  39. ncbi [Genital Chlamydia infection]
    B Terziĭski
    Akush Ginekol (Sofiia) 46:9-10. 2007
    ..It goes into finance difficulties we meet diagnosing, identification and appropriate treatment due to the NHIF limitations. Our experience and conclusions over different social groups and patient's motivation for diagnosis and treatment...
  40. ncbi Usefulness of enzyme linked immunosorbent assays species specific in the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Chlamydophila pneumoniae IgG antibodies in patients with genital infections or respiratory tract infections
    O Frikha-Gargouri
    Department of Microbiology and Research Laboratory Microorganismes et Pathologie Humaine, Habib Bourguiba Hospital, University School of Medecine, Avenue Magida Boulila, Sfax, Tunisia
    Pathol Biol (Paris) 56:143-7. 2008
    ..SeroCT was highly specific and could diminish considerably the extent of cross-reactions. Whilst, SeroCP test was not specific enough to distinguish between the presence of IgG antibodies and Cpn or Ct...
  41. ncbi Diagnostic utility of serologic markers for genital chlamydial infection in STD patients in Chennai, India
    A G Joyee
    Department of Microbiology, Dr ALM Postgraduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Madras
    J Assoc Physicians India 55:777-80. 2007
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic utility of serological markers for C. trachomatis in different clinical groups of STD patients...
  42. ncbi Topical Polyphenon E in the treatment of external genital and perianal warts: a randomized controlled trial
    E Stockfleth
    Dermatology Department, Skin Cancer Center Chartié, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 158:1329-38. 2008
    ..Polyphenon E (MediGene AG, Munich, Germany), a proprietary extract of green tea leaves, was therefore investigated for the topical treatment of this frequent viral disease...
  43. ncbi Comparative performance of the Roche COBAS Amplicor assay and an in-house real-time PCR assay for diagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis infection
    Hamid Jalal
    Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory, Box 236, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2QW, UK
    J Med Microbiol 56:320-2. 2007
    ..The sensitivity of IHRT-PCR was comparable with, and specificity was higher than, Amplicor PCR for the diagnosis of genital chlamydial infection...
  44. ncbi Reproductive tract infections in horses
    Kristina G Lu
    Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, 4250 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 22:519-52, x. 2006
    ..Only then can a rational treatment plan be formulated. Many recent advances in knowledge about the reproductive system of multiple species have application to the mare and stallion...
  45. ncbi Managing sexually transmitted infections in community sexual health clinics: an audit of a community service
    J Evans
    Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health, Lewisham Primary Care Trust, Honor Oak Health Centre, 20 Turnham Road, London SE4 2LA, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 17:486-7. 2006
    ..Community-based services can provide successful testing, treatment and partner notification for uncomplicated STI despite increasing demand and such services should be properly recognized, encouraged and financially supported...
  46. ncbi Sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS in Vanuatu: a cause for concern and action
    Dominik Zenner
    School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    N Z Med J 118:U1610. 2005
    ..This article argues that sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV/AIDS in Vanuatu are a cause for concern and that a strong response is needed to stem an epidemic...
  47. pmc Aetiology of sexually transmitted infections and response to syndromic treatment in southwest Uganda
    J M Pickering
    Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit, 222 Euston Road, London NW1, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 81:488-93. 2005
    ..To determine the aetiology of genital ulcers and discharges in rural south western Uganda and to assess response to syndromic treatment...
  48. ncbi The prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis in Australia 1997-2004: a systematic review
    Claire M Vajdic
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Health 2:169-83. 2005
    ..To determine by systematic review the prevalence of genital chlamydial infection in Australia between 1997 and 2004...
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi An audit of contact tracing for cases of chlamydia in the Australian Capital Territory
    Danelle O England
    Canberra Clinical School, University of Sydney, PO Box 11, Woden, ACT 2606, Australia
    Sex Health 2:255-8. 2005
    ....
  51. ncbi Genital infection in male partners of women with chlamydial infection
    K Manavi
    Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Whittall Street Clinic, Birmingham B4 6DH, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 17:34-6. 2006
    ..Better counselling policies for chlamydial infection are needed to ensure improved rate of diagnosis and treatment of male contacts...
  52. ncbi [Chlamydia trachomatis: etiopathogenesis and diagnosis of infection]
    Daniela Friedek
    Katedra i Zakład Mikrobiologii Lekarskiej Slaskiej Akademii Medycznej w Katowicach
    Przegl Epidemiol 59:723-30. 2005
    ..Amplification technique play very important role in diagnosis of C. trachomatis infection. In this article we analysed laboratory diagnostic tools of urogenital chlamydiosis based on literature data and own experiences...
  53. pmc The superiority of polymerase chain reaction over an amplified enzyme immunoassay for the detection of genital chlamydial infections
    H Jalal
    Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory, Box 236, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2QW, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 82:37-40. 2006
    ..Confirmation of positive results and the clinical significance of the absence of cryptic plasmid in chlamydia on the diagnosis of infection by Amplicor PCR were also investigated...
  54. ncbi Sexually transmitted infections on the rise in Northern Ireland
    Neil Irvine
    CDSC NI, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Euro Surveill 10:E050203.4. 2005
    ..he profile of STIs has been raised in Northern Ireland in recent months due to heightened media and political interest...
  55. ncbi Completeness and timeliness of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae genital infection reporting in the U.S. Air Force
    Jill S Trei
    Air Force Institute for Operational Health, 2513 Kennedy Circle, Brooks City Base, TX 78235, USA
    Mil Med 173:313-7. 2008
    ..Monitoring data, training personnel, and adopting an electronic reporting system may improve data quality...
  56. pmc Tetracycline treatment does not eradicate Mycoplasma genitalium
    L Falk
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Sex Transm Infect 79:318-9. 2003
    ..To study the treatment efficacy of tetracyclines and azithromycin in Mycoplasma genitalium positive patients attending an STD clinic...
  57. ncbi Chlamydial genital infection
    Timothy R Moss
    University of Sheffield
    Practitioner 247:520-4. 2003
  58. ncbi The role of serology, antibiotic susceptibility testing and serovar determination in genital chlamydial infections
    Kenneth Persson
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 16:801-14. 2002
    ..C. trachomatis infections can be successfully treated by tetracycline or macrolides. Some resistant strains have been reported, causing treatment failures, and the problem of emerging antibiotic resistance cannot be neglected...
  59. ncbi Risk behaviours and prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae genital infections among Montreal street youth
    N Haley
    Montreal Regional Public Health Department, Sainte Justine Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Int J STD AIDS 13:238-45. 2002
    ..1-10.0%). Prevalence did not vary significantly by sex, age or any other variable, except history of pregnancy (10.4% among youth with history of pregnancy vs 3.6% among others, P = 0.02). No cases of N. gonorrhoeae infection were found...
  60. ncbi Is the increase in notifications of Chlamydia trachomatis infections in Sweden the result of changes in prevalence, sampling frequency or diagnostic methods?
    Hannelore Gotz
    Department of Epidemiology, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Stockholm
    Scand J Infect Dis 34:28-34. 2002
    ..Increased screening of men may have contributed to the increase, but rising incidence rates in all young age groups of both sexes suggest a true increase in prevalence...
  61. ncbi Treatment of uncomplicated genital Chlamydia trachomatis infections in adults
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:S183-6. 2002
    ..trachomatis infections...
  62. ncbi Screening for chlamydia in general practice
    Clare Heal
    James Cook University, Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 31:779-82. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in young patients presenting to general practitioners and to evaluate selective screening, based on risk factors, including gender...
  63. ncbi The epidemiology and treatment of anogenital warts in Singapore: a retrospective evaluation
    Y C Chan
    National Skin Centre, 1 Mandalay Road, Singapore 308205
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 31:502-8. 2002
    ..A retrospective study in the referral centre for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Singapore to describe the epidemiology and treatment outcome of patients with anogenital warts...
  64. ncbi Rising prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in heterosexual patients at the Sydney Sexual Health Centre, 1994 to 2000
    Basil Donova
    Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, NSW
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 26:51-5. 2002
    ..These findings complement the rising trends in national notifications of C. trachomatis infection. Further investigation and interventions on a national scale to reduce the prevalence of C. trachomatis seem timely...
  65. ncbi Is there a need for rescreening of patients treated for genital chlamydial infections?
    Per Anders Mardh
    Int J STD AIDS 13:363-7. 2002
    ..The review points to the need to establish programmes for routine rescreening of chlamydia-infected persons...
  66. ncbi Is the prevention of genital chlamydial infections by community involvement possible?
    Per Anders Mardh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 16:829-46. 2002
    ..This chapter considers the usefulness of different test methods and stresses the need to retest those found to be positive. Barriers to the successful introduction of screening activities and diagnostic services are also considered...
  67. pmc Outreach health adviser in a community clinic screening programme improves management of genital chlamydia infection
    K Jones
    Pace, Abacus Centres for Contraception and Reproductive Health, Liverpool, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 78:101-5. 2002
    ..To assess the effectiveness of an outreach health adviser on treatment, partner notification and outcome for clients diagnosed with genital chlamydia (CT) infection at a community young people's clinic...
  68. ncbi [Polymerase chain reaction for Chlamydia trachomatis in urine specimens from patients with mucopurulent genital discharge]
    Candan Cicek
    Ege Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Mikrobiyoloji ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Izmir
    Mikrobiyol Bul 36:169-75. 2002
    ..trachomatis in urine samples, however more detailed studies are necessary related to the sensitivity and specificity of PCR method...
  69. ncbi [Sexually transmitted diseases. Gonococcus and Chlamydia trachomatis urogenital infections (except Nicolas Favre's disease)]
    M Geniaux
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 129:S65-8. 2002
  70. ncbi Association between HIV-1 infection, the etiology of genital ulcer disease, and response to syndromic management
    Prashini Moodley
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 30:241-5. 2003
    ..Reports on the effect of HIV-1 infection on healing rates of ulcers are conflicting...
  71. ncbi The significance of the ipazyme IgA and IgG antibody test in the diagnosis of urogenital chlamydial infections
    H Naher
    Universitäts Hautklinik, Ruprecht Karls Universitat, Heidelberg
    Zentralbl Bakteriol Mikrobiol Hyg A 270:373-8. 1989
    ..The introduction of the Ipazyme test does not open a new aspect in chlamydial serology, i.e. the diagnostic value of serology for the detection of a current chlamydial infection remains low...
  72. ncbi Co-infection with gonorrhoea and chlamydia: how much is there and what does it mean?
    Sarah Creighton
    Department opf Sexually Transmitted Diseases, King s College Hospital, Caldecot Centre, London, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 14:109-13. 2003
    ..The high proportion of cases of gonorrhoea that also have chlamydia justifies the policy of epidemiological treatment for chlamydia...
  73. ncbi Mycoplasma genitalium attaches to human spermatozoa
    Helle Friis Svenstrup
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, The Bartholin Building, Braedstrup Hospital, DK 8740 Braedstrup, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 18:2103-9. 2003
    ..We wanted to investigate whether spermatozoa could serve as vectors for M.genitalium in order to cause upper genital diseases in women...
  74. ncbi The role and applications of ultrasound in ambulatory gynaecology
    Nazar N Amso
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 19:693-711. 2005
    ..We will also outline the recent developments and the 'hot' research topics in this field...
  75. pmc Dose-ranging study of fleroxacin for treatment of uncomplicated Chlamydia trachomatis genital infections
    W R Bowie
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 33:1774-7. 1989
    ..Insomnia and photosensitivity reactions were the most important. The adverse reactions and unacceptably high rates of microbiologic failure resulted in premature termination of the study...
  76. pmc Positive association between HIV RNA and IL-6 in the genital tract of Rwandan women
    Gregory T Spear
    Department of Immunology Microbiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:973-6. 2008
    ..This association of IL-6 with HIV RNA levels suggests that IL-6 is an indicator for conditions that induce HIV expression and that IL-6 may contribute to induction of HIV expression in the genital tract...
  77. ncbi HIV infection elevates Kenyan sex workers' STI risk,which rises further as immunosuppression increases
    J Thomas
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:44. 2005
  78. pmc Molecular diagnosis of lymphogranuloma venereum in patients with genital ulcer disease
    Patrick D J Sturm
    Genital Ulcer Disease Research Unit of the University of KwaZuluNatal, Durban, South Africa
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2973-5. 2005
    ..We report on the use of a PCR with digestion that differentiates the LGV biovar from the trachoma biovar. Our findings suggest that the clinical description of LGV in current textbooks is incomplete...
  79. ncbi COX-2 inhibition affects growth rate of Chlamydia muridarum within epithelial cells
    Wei Liu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Mailroom A7 149 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1732, USA
    Microbes Infect 8:478-86. 2006
    ..In addition, the absence of COX-2 did not significantly modify apoptosis in infected cells. In total, COX-2 deficiency reduces the infectious burden in vivo and may modulate transmission of the organism...
  80. 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...
  81. ncbi Human papillomaviruses and genital disease
    Ammar M Ahmed
    Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dermatol Clin 24:157-65, vi. 2006
    ..The authors conclude with the latest information on prophylactic vaccine development and prospects for future control of HPV-related disease...
  82. ncbi [Genital warts in children: not a therapeutic emergency]
    P Morel
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 134:813-4. 2007
  83. ncbi Low prevalence of high-risk HPV in older women not attending organized cytological screening: a pilot study
    Ingrid Wikström
    Acta Derm Venereol 87:554-5. 2007
  84. ncbi Risk of sequelae after Chlamydia trachomatis genital infection in women
    Catherine L Haggerty
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:S134-55. 2010
    ..trachomatis infection; better tools to measure PID and tubal damage; and studies on the natural history of repeated chlamydial infections are needed...
  85. ncbi Laparoscopy and body mass index: feasibility and outcome in obese patients treated for gynecologic diseases
    Marco Camanni
    Ginteam, Unit of Minimally Invasive Gynaecology, Turin, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 17:576-82. 2010
    ..To compare feasibility and surgical outcome of laparoscopic gynecologic surgery between obese, overweight, normal-weight, and underweight women...
  86. ncbi Laparoscopic findings, histopathologic evaluation, and clinical outcomes in women with chronic pelvic pain after hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
    Millie Behera
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Joseph s Health Care, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 13:431-5. 2006
    ..To laparoscopically evaluate the pelvis of patients with chronic pelvic pain after hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, to determine any associated factors to the pain...
  87. ncbi Female genital mutilation
    Janice Rymer
    Lancet 368:579. 2006
  88. pmc Prevalence of serum antibodies to human papilloma virus in patients with genital ulcer disease in an urban population of Tanzania
    J Mbwana
    Institute of Biomedicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Sex Transm Infect 83:64-5. 2007
    ..The epidemiology of human papillomavirus (HPV) in Tanzania is largely unknown both in risk groups and in the general population...
  89. ncbi Chlamydia trachomatis genital infection in adolescents and young adults
    Toni Darville
    Department of Pediatrics and Microbiology Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 582:85-100. 2006
  90. pmc Incidence of severe reproductive tract complications associated with diagnosed genital chlamydial infection: the Uppsala Women's Cohort Study
    N Low
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, Bern, CH 3012, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 82:212-8. 2006
    ..To estimate the cumulative incidence of severe complications associated with genital chlamydia infection in the general female population...
  91. ncbi Safety and efficacy of perforator flap breast reconstruction with combined intraabdominal procedures
    William J Casey
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo Clinic Arizona, 5777 East Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA Casey
    Ann Plast Surg 64:144-50. 2010
    ....
  92. ncbi [Differential abdominal pain diagnosis in gynecologic and obstetric general practice]
    J Kunz
    Frauenklinik, Spital Zollikerberg, Zollikerberg
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 93:103-13. 2004
    ..Gynaecology departments are confronted with some rare diagnoses which, if made promptly, will prove to be of crucial prognostic significance. Chronic abdominal pains call for interdisciplinary problem-solving...
  93. ncbi [Recurrent abdominal pain and genital diseases in young girls]
    Doina Felea
    Facultatea de Medicină Disciplina de Medicină Generală Medicină de familie copii, Universitatea de Medicină si Farmacie Gr T Popa Iaşi
    Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 106:777-81. 2002
    ..The study of those diseases related to a genital pain diagnosed as responsible, ethiologically, for the recurrent painful abdomen, confirmed the existence of a very tight correlation between the genital pathology and the general one...
  94. ncbi Human papillomavirus DNA remains detectable longer than related cervical cytologic abnormalities
    Mark Schiffman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rm 7066, EPS MSC 7234, Bethesda, MD 20892 7234, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1169-72. 2002
    ..001). It appears that the natural history of HPV typically includes periods before and after cytologic abnormality, in which HPV DNA is the more sensitive indicator of infection...
  95. ncbi An unusual case of clitoral enlargement: its differential diagnosis and surgical management
    P J Guelinckx
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 102:192-5. 2002
    ..As no hormonal disturbances or other abnormalities had been found, and no signs of neurofibromatosis seen, temporary use of steroids was suspected. To our surprise a large sebaceous cyst was found...
  96. ncbi [Surgical operations in women over 60 years of age in the gynecological practice (according to the data from Obstetric and Gynecology Clinic of Stara Zagora during 1998-2002 years)]
    M Todorova
    Akush Ginekol (Sofiia) 43:17-20. 2004
    ..5% was established endometrial cancer. The great operations included 55.6% abdominal hysterotomy, 13.6% vaginal hysterectomy and 9.8% urogynecologic operations. Postoperative complications perform 3.7% (2 patients)...
  97. pmc Immunological memory in B-cell-deficient mice conveys long-lasting protection against genital tract infection with Chlamydia trachomatis by rapid recruitment of T cells
    M Johansson
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, , , Sweden
    Immunology 102:199-208. 2001
    ..Thus, long-term protection in the genital tract against C. trachomatis infection is conveyed by IFN-gamma-producing CD4+ memory T cells, which appear to be maintained in the absence of antibodies and local antigen deposition...
  98. ncbi Etiology of genital ulcer disease. A prospective study of 278 cases seen in an STD clinic in Paris
    Emilie Hope-Rapp
    Centre Clinique et Biologique des MST, Hôpital Saint Louis AP HP, 42 Rue Bichat, Paris, France
    Sex Transm Dis 37:153-8. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to identify the causes and factors associated with genital ulcer disease (GUD) among patients attending a sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinic in Paris...
  99. ncbi Comparison of cefotetan and cefoxitin prophylaxis for abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy
    A S Berkeley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center, NY 10021
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 158:706-9. 1988
    ....
  100. ncbi Women's experiences of the gynecologic examination: factors associated with discomfort
    Malene Hilden
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen Center for Victims of Sexual Assault, H S Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:1030-6. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate how women experience the gynecologic examination and to assess possible factors associated with experiencing discomfort during the gynecologic examination...

Research Grants62

  1. MUCOSAL VACCINES AGAINST GONORRHEA
    Michael Russell; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The information gained about genital tract immunity and the techniques used may also be applicable to other sexually transmitted diseases. ..
  2. HIV/STD Network Prevention Trial in Northern Vietnam
    Vivian Go; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  3. Host Factors in Susceptibility to Chlamydial Disease
    KYLE RAMSEY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  4. Host response to Chlamydia genital infection in the male
    Roger Rank; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. ANTIGENS OF STREPTOCOCCUS MUTANS IN CARIES IMMUNITY
    Michael Russell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..p RESEARCHGRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Numbers Face Page ................................................................................................................................................ 1 Description, ..
  6. Prophylactic Ibuprofen: Effect on IUD Continuation Rates
    David Hubacher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In the US, ibuprofen may help spur renewed interest in the most cost effective and efficacious reversible contraceptive method available. ..
  7. Prevention of Infertility in Women With Subclinical PID
    HAROLD WIESENFELD; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..During this study, very real public health questions will be asked and answered which will affect the way that lower genital tract infections are routinely managed, potentially enhancing fertility among American women. ..
  8. Immune Responses in Genital Chlamydia Prior to Therapy
    WILLIAM GEISLER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. MRI of Fetal Ventriculomegaly: Morphology and Outcome
    Deborah Levine; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. WT1 and beta-catenin targets in Wilms tumor
    Benjamin Tycko; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..other phosphorylation sites in affecting the proliferative/oncogenic potency of beta-catenin. We will subsequently cross these mice with Wt1-mutant heterozygotes, possibly generating a mouse model for Wilms tumor. ..
  11. ESTROGEN BIOSYNTHESIS AND UTERINE LEIOMYOMATA
    Serdar Bulun; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We predict that these studies will establish the critical role of P450arom in uterine leiomyomata and lead to identification of novel therapeutic targets. ..
  12. Prognostic markers for ovarian cancer
    Samuel Mok; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Control of menstrual bleeding disturbances in women
    Ian Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study aims to explore these possibilities in large scale clinical studies, scientific study of vascular and molecular changes in endometrium and with the exploration of molecular mechanisms in mice. ..
  14. Control of Trichomoniasis -A Paradigm for STD Control
    Jane Schwebke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..vaginalis, to examine strain differences using PFGE, and to examine the prevalence of resistance strains and their potential contribution to treatment failure. ..
  15. Alcohol and HIV Risk Reduction in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about the role of alcohol in HIV transmission risks and will offer urgently needed strategies for improving HIV prevention interventions in South Africa. ..
  16. Tinidazole for the Treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis
    Jane Schwebke; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, we will measure vaginal and serum concentrations of drug during treatment and correlate with cure rates, short-term recurrence of BV, and severity of infection. ..
  17. Workplace Violence Nursing Health & Employment Outcomes
    Jacquelyn Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Antiretroviral Therapy and HIV-1 Infectivity in Women
    RAYMOND SCOTT MCCLELLAND; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  19. Breast Cancer-Proximal Stroma Interaction & Aromatase
    Serdar E Bulun; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..noncarrier controls. Proposed studies may lead to new pilot trials of treatment and prevention using p38/JNK inhibitors in BRCA1 mutation carriers. ..
  20. Brief HIV Prevention Counseling in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results of this research will therefore test a clinic-based HIV prevention intervention model that is urgently needed in South Africa. ..
  21. HIV Treatment Adherence/Risk Reduction Integrated
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If shown effective, the intervention model will have implications for community and clinical services for people living with HIV-AIDS. ..
  22. HIV Epidemiology Among African American Women in North Carolina
    Adaora Adimora; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Genomic and Epigenomic Profiling by MSNP
    Benjamin Tycko; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Data from MSNP are expected to shed light on cancer pathogenesis and produce new and robust markers for cancer diagnosis and detection. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. MECHANISMS OF ESTROGEN BIOSYNTHESIS IN ENDOMETRIOSIS
    Serdar Bulun; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Investigation of local feedback mechanisms responsible for interactions between estrogen biosynthesis, tissue growth, and inflammation will lead to the rational design of novel drug treatments. ..
  25. High-Risk Heterosexual Partnering in the Age of AIDS: A Multilevel Analysis
    Adaora Adimora; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The study constitutes an important first step in development of future intervention studies and policies to effectively decrease the racial disparity in HIV infection rates. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. CELLULAR TRAFFICKING TO INFLAMED FEMALE GENITAL MUCOSA
    Kathleen Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Insight into CXCL13 secretion will impact public health and the welfare of women in the US by aiding the development of therapeutics to prevent tubal infertility. ..
  27. Adapting a Physical Activity Intervention for Schizophrenia
    Laurie Lindamer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Gender Violence and HIV Risk Reduction in South Africa
    Leickness Simbayi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Therapy and Prevention for Bacterial Vaginosis
    Jane Schwebke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will also utilize specimens from these prospective studies to further study the association of Mobiluncus, an organism strongly associated with BV using sensitive PCR technology. ..
  30. Immortalized Human Cavernosal Endothelial Cells
    Hunter Wessells; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. ANTICHLAMYDIAL PROTECTION BY MOLECULAR MIMCRY
    JUDITH WHITTUM HUDSON; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies will potentially reveal strategies to assess protection against chlamydial disease induced by other vaccine candidates. ..
  32. MONOALLELIC EXPRESSION OF HUMAN GENES
    Benjamin Tycko; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, they will test the hypothesis that the untranslated H19 RNA acts in trans to inhibit the translation of growth-promoting mRNAs. ..
  33. BRIEF HIV RISK REDUCTION COUNSELING
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results of the proposed study will guide the allocation of HIV prevention resources in establishing brief and effective HIV risk reduction counseling services for populations vulnerable to HIV infection. ..
  34. HIV TREATMENT ADHERENCE FOR PERSONS WITH LOW-LITERACY
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about improving HIV treatment adherence with low-literacy populations that is needed prior to conducting larger and more expensive clinical trials. ..
  35. Increased Access to Emergency Contraceptive Pills
    Elizabeth Raymond; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These secondary analyses should help explain the primary biologic outcomes and should be useful in the development of counseling messages and service protocols in the future. ..
  36. ENHANCED EVALUATION OF FETAL CNS WITH ULTRAFAST MRI
    Deborah Levine; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Thus the results of this study could significantly decrease morbidity of fetuses with ventriculomegaly. ..
  37. GENE THERAPY OF DIABETIC PENILE ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION
    Hunter Wessells; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Such a strategy may ultimately be beneficial to men with ED due to diabetes as well as smoking, hypercholesterolemia, and aging. ..
  38. Pathogenic mechanisms in chlamydial reactive arthritis
    JUDITH WHITTUM HUDSON; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In the long term, these studies will lead to improved therapies for patients with reactive arthritis and/or indicate requirements to prevent this spondyloarthropathy. ..
  39. Adherence Interventions for Drug Users
    Ann Williams; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Participants will be a multidisciplinary group of researchers and clinicians who are actively engaged in the study of adherence interventions among drug users and other vulnerable populations. ..
  40. INDEPENDENT SCIENTIST AWARD
    Adaora Adimora; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Her training and experience have equipped her with uncommon insight into this problem. The K02 award will facilitate her accomplishing this career goal. ..
  41. Neural Melanocortin Signaling and Erectile Function
    Hunter Wessells; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The findings may allow us to develop receptor-specific therapeutic strategies, which may ultimately be beneficial to men and women with sexual dysfunction. ..
  42. Genital Ulcer Disease and HIV Transmission
    Jeanne Sheffield; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The pursuit of these aims will further elucidate the cellular and molecular bases of the interrelationship between GUD and HIV-1 transmission, particularly in women. ..
  43. Concordance Rates of Mobiluncus Among Sexual Partners
    Jane Schwebke; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our hypothesis is that Mobiluncus curtisii is important in the pathogenesis of BV and high concordance rates among sexual partners will be found suggesting sexual transmission. ..
  44. Intervention to Close Digital Divide in AIDS Care
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If successful, the experimental intervention could be readily implemented as a community-based program by AIDS Service Organizations, health centers, and community-based Internet access providers. ..
  45. BAYLOR BIRCWH PROGRAM
    Joe Simpson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These goals are vital to public health in contributing to the establishment of methods for production of safe, effective, quality herbal extracts for consumer use. ..
  46. FUNCTION OF THE B CELL ANTIGEN IN ANTIGEN PROCESSING
    Wenxia Song; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results of these studies will help us to gain the ability to control antigen processing and provide the strategies for the design of effective vaccines and therapies for autoimmune diseases. ..
  47. PTSD, Cortisol, Immune Function with Battering Over Time
    STEPHANIE WOODS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings will provide a theoretical foundation upon which to develop nursing interventions directed towards the prevention and reduction of long-term physical and mental health consequences of IPV. ..
  48. The actin cytoskeleton in Beta cell activation
    Wenxia Song; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies will increase our understanding of underlying mechanisms for regulation of B cell activation and enhance our ability to manipulate and control antibody responses. ..
  49. Serologic Studies of Prenatal Factors in Schizophrenia
    Alan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..For this purpose, we shall quantify levels of these cytokines in 100 SSD cases and their respective matched controls, and compare these levels between the groups. ..
  50. Patient-centered goals for pelvic floor dysfunction
    Kathie Hullfish; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Patient goals, combined with clinical and QOL measures, may be used to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary, patient-centered approaches to prevention, management, treatment, and rehabilitation. ..
  51. MESOTHELIN ANTIGENS FOR DIAGNOSIS/THERAPY OF OVARIAN CA
    Ingegerd Hellstrom; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..As part of this study, she shall investigate whether the soluble MR molecule (SMR) can act as an inhibitor of the immune response and, if so, whether the inhibition can be overcome. ..
  52. Prenatal factors and risk of autism in a Finnish national birth cohort
    ALAN STEWART BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  53. FEMALE SEXUAL AROUSAL: CLITORAL AND VAGINAL PHYSIOLOGY
    Abdulmaged Traish; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  54. ANTI-HIV-1 ACTIVITY OF MANNAN-BINDING LECTIN
    Gregory Spear; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..3. Utilize inhibitors of glycosylation to enhance biological effects of MBL. Exarnine the interaction of MBL with anti-viral antibodies in mediating anti-viral effects. Deterrnine the interaction of HIV-1 with MBL in vivo. ..
  55. Prenatal Factors and Risk of Bipolar Disorder
    ALAN STEWART BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  56. Community Influences on Young People's HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes & Practices
    Robert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. DEVELOPMENTAL INSULT AND BRAIN ANOMALY IN SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Alan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  58. Mechanisms for Racial Disparity in Preterm Birth
    Jane Hitti; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  59. Community factors shaping the sexual behavior of males
    Robert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. Group B Strep Alp Protein-Epithelial Cell Interaction
    MIRIAM BARON BARSHAK; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..