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 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications182 found, 100 shown here

  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 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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
    ....
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
  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 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
    ....
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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..
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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
  28. 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
    ....
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi [Genital chlamydial infection]
    Yasuyuki Noguchi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aichi Medical University, School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 65:433-7. 2007
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. doi 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...
  40. 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...
  41. doi 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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
    ....
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  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. 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...
  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 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...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi Chlamydial genital infection
    Timothy R Moss
    University of Sheffield
    Practitioner 247:520-4. 2003
  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. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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...
  74. 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
  75. 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...
  76. 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...
  77. 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...
  78. doi Incidence of complications during gynecologic laparoscopic surgery in patients after previous laparotomy
    Jun Kumakiri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 17:480-6. 2010
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  79. pmc Clinical protection against caprine herpesvirus 1 genital infection by intranasal administration of a live attenuated glycoprotein E negative bovine herpesvirus 1 vaccine
    Julien Thiry
    Department of Animal Health and Well Being, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, 70010 Valenzano, Italy
    BMC Vet Res 3:33. 2007
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  80. ncbi Noncontraceptive health benefits of intrauterine devices: a systematic review
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 57:120-8. 2002
    ..Like oral contraceptives, intrauterine contraceptives confer important noncontraceptive health benefits...
  81. ncbi [Tubo-ovarian actinomycosis ruptured in the sigmoid colon]
    S Abdelmoula-Marzouki
    Service d Anatomie et de Cytologie Pathologiques, Hôpital Mohamed Tahar Maamouri de Nabeul, Route de Merazka, 8000 Nabeul, Tunisie
    Ann Chir 128:719-21. 2003
    ..After salpingo-oophorectomy and partial sigmoid resection, pathology confirmed the diagnosis...
  82. ncbi Anogenital warts knowledge and counseling practices of US clinicians: results from a national survey
    Zsakeba Henderson
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:644-52. 2007
    ..To examine messages US clinicians use when counseling patients diagnosed with anogenital warts...
  83. ncbi Genital tuberculosis can present as disseminated ovarian carcinoma with ascites and raised Ca-125: a case report
    L G Manidakis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Heraklion, and University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 51:277-9. 2001
    ..Intraperitoneal tuberculosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis in cases in which ovarian cancer is suspected, even when malignancy-associated risk factors are present...
  84. doi History of hysterectomy: a significant problem for colonoscopists that is not present in patients who have had sigmoid colectomy
    Kelly A Garrett
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:1055-60. 2010
    ..We performed this study to document this difficulty and to determine whether sigmoid colectomy prevents it...
  85. doi Folk medicinal plants used in gynecological disorders in Tinsukia district, Assam, India
    Jitu Buragohain
    Department of Botany, Namrup College, Parbatpur 786 623, Dist Dibrugarh, Assam, India
    Fitoterapia 79:388-92. 2008
    ..An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the treatment of gynecological disorders was carried out among the rural people in Tinsukia district, Assam, India...
  86. ncbi Gynecologic laparoscopy
    G W Davila
    Section of Gynecology, Department of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 10:557-69. 2001
    ..It seems clear, however, that for the well-selected patient, in experienced hands, laparoscopic procedures in gynecologic oncology offer many potential benefits...
  87. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of chronic lower genital tract discomfort
    B L Harlow
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:545-50. 2001
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of chronic lower genital tract discomfort in the general population and to identify demographic and reproductive characteristics associated with this disorder...
  88. pmc Early local cytokine profiles in strains of mice with different outcomes from chlamydial genital tract infection
    T Darville
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock 72202, USA
    Infect Immun 69:3556-61. 2001
    ..Increased levels of MIP-2 and neutrophils in BALB/c and C3H/HeN mice relative to C57BL/6 mice suggest that these responses may contribute to pathology...
  89. ncbi [Anogenital warts: a clinical, pathological and virological study]
    J Mataix Díaz
    Servicio de Dermatologia, Hospital General Universitario de Alicante, Centro de Salud Los Angeles, Alicante, Espana
    An Pediatr (Barc) 69:572-6. 2008
    ..We did not consider the possibility of heteroinoculation or autoinoculation from common warts in any case. Our results have demonstrated the difficulty in assessing with certainty the source of HPV contamination in children with AGW...
  90. doi Neuromodulation of the superior hypogastric plexus: a new option to treat bladder atonia secondary to radical pelvic surgery?
    Marc Possover
    Department of Surgical Gynecology and Neuro Pelveology, Hirslanden Clinic, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Surg Neurol 72:573-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to report on the impact of neuromodulation to the superior hypogastric plexus in patients with bladder atonia secondary to pelvic surgery...
  91. doi Dealing with complications in laparoscopy
    Alan Lam
    Centre for Advanced Reproductive Endosurgery, CARE, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 23:631-46. 2009
    ..Its aim is to promote a culture of risk management based on the development of strategies to improve patient safety and outcome...
  92. doi Culdoscopy: a foundation for natural orifice surgery--past, present, and future
    Jacob Christian
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, Missouri Center for Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery, University of Missouri Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:417-22. 2008
  93. doi Cell-cycle control protein expression is disrupted in anogenital condylomata infected with low-risk human papillomavirus types
    Rachel C Lyman
    Bute Medical School, University of St Andrews, Fife, UK
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 12:224-31. 2008
    ..To investigate how low-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) infection disrupts cell cycle control...
  94. doi Sinecatechins, a defined green tea extract, in the treatment of external anogenital warts: a randomized controlled trial
    Silvio Tatti
    Hospital de Kennedy, Bogota, Colombia
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1371-9. 2008
    ..To estimate the clinical efficacy of topical sinecatechins, a defined green tea extract, in the treatment of external genital and perianal warts...
  95. doi CT, MRI, PET, PET/CT, and ultrasound in the evaluation of obstetric and gynecologic patients
    Andrew C Gjelsteen
    Department of Radiology, Tripler Army Medical Center, 1 Jarrett White Road, Honolulu, HI 96859 5000, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 88:361-90, vii. 2008
    ..The role of imaging in the obstetric and gynecology patient will continue to change as new modalities and techniques are introduced...
  96. ncbi Chlamydia psittaci infection in sheep: a paradigm for human reproductive tract infection
    J R Papp
    Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Canada
    J Reprod Immunol 34:185-202. 1997
    ..Thus, the study of persistent chlamydial infection in sheep may be used for the benefit of both human and veterinary medicine...
  97. pmc Inducible nitric oxide synthase does not affect resolution of murine chlamydial genital tract infections or eradication of chlamydiae in primary murine cell culture
    K H Ramsey
    Microbiology Department, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515, USA
    Infect Immun 66:835-8. 1998
    ..From these results, iNOS activity is unnecessary for the resolution of chlamydial genital tract infections in mice and inhibition of chlamydial growth in culture...
  98. doi Bhopal Gas Tragedy: review of clinical and experimental findings after 25 years
    Pradyumna K Mishra
    Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal, India
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 22:193-202. 2009
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  99. pmc Glycogen assay for diagnosis of female genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection
    Y Chun
    Department of Microbiology, Chongqing University of Medical Sciences, People s Republic of China
    J Clin Microbiol 36:1081-2. 1998
    ..Use of the glycogen assay to detect the glycogen content in genital epithelial cells may be helpful in the diagnosis of C. trachomatis infection. This is an easy, fast, and inexpensive assay and can be done in less-sophisticated labs...
  100. ncbi Clinical breast and pelvic examination requirements for hormonal contraception: Current practice vs evidence
    F H Stewart
    Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, Suite 335, San Francisco, CA 94143 0744, USA
    JAMA 285:2232-9. 2001
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  101. pmc Blockade of epithelial membrane protein 2 (EMP2) abrogates infection of Chlamydia muridarum murine genital infection model
    Kaori Shimazaki
    Molecular Biology Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 55:240-9. 2009
    ..These findings support EMP2 as a potential preventative and therapeutic target for genital chlamydial infection...

Research Grants117 found, 100 shown here

  1. 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. ..
  2. ANTIGENS OF STREPTOCOCCUS MUTANS IN CARIES IMMUNITY
    Michael Russell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..p RESEARCHGRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Numbers Face Page ................................................................................................................................................ 1 Description, ..
  3. 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. ..
  4. 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. ..
  5. Biennial Meeting of Chlamydia Basic Research Society
    Roger Rank; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Role of Immunogenetic Determinants on Human Genital Chlamydial Infection
    WILLIAM GEISLER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed training and research will help Dr. Geisler become an independent translational researcher. Study findings will aid in study design and hypothesis generation for a future R01. ..
  7. Immune Responses in Genital Chlamydia Prior to Therapy
    WILLIAM GEISLER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Host Factors in Susceptibility to Chlamydial Disease
    KYLE RAMSEY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  9. HIV/STD Network Prevention Trial in Northern Vietnam
    Vivian Go; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  10. Prevention for Positives: A Randomized Controlled Trial Among Vietnamese HIV-Posi
    Vivian Go; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We hypothesize that the 2-level intervention will reduce injecting and sexual risk behaviors of HIV-positive IDUs and provide a potential model for reducing HIV-transmission in Vietnam. ..
  11. Prevention for Positives: A Randomized Controlled Trial Among Vietnamese HIV-Posi
    Vivian F Go; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We hypothesize that the 2-level intervention will reduce injecting and sexual risk behaviors of HIV-positive IDUs and provide a potential model for reducing HIV-transmission in Vietnam. ..
  12. Prevention for Positives: A Randomized Controlled Trial Among Vietnamese HIV-Posi
    Vivian Go; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We hypothesize that the 2-level intervention will reduce injecting and sexual risk behaviors of HIV-positive IDUs and provide a potential model for reducing HIV-transmission in Vietnam. ..
  13. Host response to Chlamydia genital infection in the male
    Roger Rank; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Mesothelin as biomarker and therapeutic target
    Ingegerd Hellstrom; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We have recently constructed an assay to measure antibodies to mesothelin to improve diagnosis. The proposed work aims to evaluate this assay and also to develop immunotherapy targeting mesothelin. ..
  15. 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. ..
  16. Allele-specific Mapping in Alzheimer's Disease
    BENJAMIN contact TYCKO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By this strategy we expect to be able to more confidently identify genes that affect susceptibility to AD. ..
  17. Multilevel Alcohol-HIV/AIDS Prevention in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research will determine social and alcohol contextual influences at the community level that predict individual behavior change over-time. ..
  18. T-cell mediated immunity in chlamydia genital infection
    Kathleen Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  19. 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. ..
  20. 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. ..
  21. 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. ..
  22. 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. ..
  23. 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. ..
  24. Prenatal Factors and Risk of Bipolar Disorder
    Alan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  25. Prenatal factors and risk of autism in a Finnish national birth cohort
    ALAN STEWART BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  26. Mesothelin as biomarker and therapeutic target
    Ingegerd Hellstrom; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We have recently constructed an assay to measure antibodies to mesothelin to improve diagnosis. The proposed work aims to evaluate this assay and also to develop immunotherapy targeting mesothelin. ..
  27. Prenatal Factors and Risk of Schizophrenia in a Finnish National Birth Cohort
    ALAN STEWART BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Moreover, the research described in this proposal has future potential for the identification of susceptibility genes that interact with the prenatal exposures and other developmental antecedents in the etiology of schizophrenia. ..
  28. Prenatal Factors and Risk of Bipolar Disorder
    ALAN STEWART BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  29. Prenatal Factors and Risk of Schizophrenia in a Finnish National Birth Cohort
    Alan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, the research described in this proposal has future potential for the identification of susceptibility genes that interact with the prenatal exposures and other developmental antecedents in the etiology of schizophrenia. ..
  30. 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. ..
  31. 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. ..
  32. 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. ..
  33. 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. ..
  34. Murine Model of Sexually Transmitted Disease-enhanced HIV Transmission
    Gregory Spear; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This revised application includes new data that shows infection of Tg mice by HIV can be detected both in vitro and in vivo thus indicating the feasibility of the proposed experiments. ..
  35. 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. ..
  36. FEMALE SEXUAL AROUSAL: CLITORAL AND VAGINAL PHYSIOLOGY
    Abdulmaged Traish; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  37. Psychosocial Treatment for Gynecology Patients with Comorbid Depression and Pain
    ELLEN POLESHUCK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These treatments will contribute to the efforts needed to reduce the suffering and expense caused by the deleterious impact of comorbid mood disorders and pain. ..
  38. 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. ..
  39. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF PRENATAL EXPOSURES IN SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Alan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In the genetics section of the proposal, I will test models of gene-environment interaction. ..
  40. PTSD, Cortisol, Immune Function with Battering Over Time
    STEPHANIE WOODS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..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. ..
  41. Prenatal Factors and Risk of Bipolar Disorder
    Alan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....