J R Schwebke
Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Correlation of behaviors with microbiological changes in vaginal floraJ R Schwebke
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0006, USA
J Infect Dis 180:1632-6. 1999..Only a minority of women (11/51, 22%) maintained a "normal" lactobacillus-predominant flora. Factors associated with instability of the flora are similar to those epidemiologically associated with BV...
- Humoral antibody to Mobiluncus curtisii, a potential serological marker for bacterial vaginosisJ R Schwebke
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294 0006, USA
Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 3:567-9. 1996..Serum antibody to M. curtisii could be a useful serological marker for BV. The lack of correlation of antibody positivity to historical information regarding BV suggests that unrecognized or undiagnosed episodes of BV may be common...
- Validity of self-obtained vaginal specimens for diagnosis of trichomoniasisJ R Schwebke
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0006, USA
J Clin Microbiol 35:1618-9. 1997..6 and 88.5%, respectively. There was no significant difference between the sensitivities of culture methods using self- and clinician-collected vaginal specimens for the diagnosis of trichomoniasis...
- Sexually transmitted diseases in Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaJ R Schwebke
University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, 35294 0006, USA
Int J STD AIDS 9:354-8. 1998..No patients were infected with HIV. STDs are a significant problem in Mongolia. Improved control efforts are urgently needed to prevent the emergence of HIV...
- Delayed versus immediate bedside inoculation of culture media for diagnosis of vaginal trichomonosisJ R Schwebke
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0006, USA
J Clin Microbiol 37:2369-70. 1999..The sensitivities of the two methods were 100 and 97.4%, respectively. Delayed inoculation of culture medium for women without evidence of trichomonosis on direct microscopic examination is a valid diagnostic procedure...
- Prevalence of Mobiluncus spp among women with and without bacterial vaginosis as detected by polymerase chain reactionJ R Schwebke
Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Sex Transm Dis 28:195-9. 2001..The authors used polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to compare the prevalence of Mobiluncus in women with and without bacterial vaginosis...
- Re-evaluating the treatment of nongonococcal urethritis: emphasizing emerging pathogens--a randomized clinical trialJ R Schwebke
University of Alabama at Birmingham, 703 19th St South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
Clin Infect Dis 52:163-70. 2011..A secondary aim was to compare the efficacy of doxycycline therapy and with that of azithromycin therapy...
- Midtrimester vaginal Mycoplasma genitalium in women with subsequent spontaneous preterm birthG C Lu
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 S 19th St, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:163-5. 2001..We sought to determine the midtrimester prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium in women who had subsequent spontaneous preterm birth...
- Viability of Trichomonas vaginalis in Copan universal transport medium and eSwab transport mediumC A Rivers
Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
J Clin Microbiol 46:3134-5. 2008..There were no significant culturable differences in the sensitivity of either of the transport media to that of bedside inoculation...
- ESwab as an optional collection device for use with the Affirm VPIII microbial test systemC A Rivers
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
J Clin Microbiol 52:1698-700. 2014..There was excellent agreement between the two sampling devices for Candida spp., Gardnerella vaginalis, and Trichomonas vaginalis. ..
- A randomized trial of the duration of therapy with metronidazole plus or minus azithromycin for treatment of symptomatic bacterial vaginosisJ R Schwebke
Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Clin Infect Dis 44:213-9. 2007..In addition, we examined factors other than drug therapy associated with cure...
- Vaginal leucocyte counts in women with bacterial vaginosis: relation to vaginal and cervical infectionsW M Geisler
Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0007, USA
Sex Transm Infect 80:401-5. 2004..To evaluate whether an elevated vaginal leucocyte count in women with bacterial vaginosis (BV) predicts the presence of vaginal or cervical infections, and to assess the relation of vaginal WBC counts to clinical manifestations...
- Update of trichomoniasisJ R Schwebke
University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0007, USA
Sex Transm Infect 78:378-9. 2002..More recently, however, appreciation of high rates of disease and of associations of trichomoniasis in women with adverse outcomes of pregnancy and increased risk for HIV infection suggest a need for increased control efforts...
- The polymicrobial hypothesis of bacterial vaginosis causation: a reassessmentW E Josey
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Int J STD AIDS 19:152-4. 2008..e., primary causation by a specific agent, with secondary anaerobic activation and resultant amine production...