Genomes and Genes
female genital diseases
Summary: Pathological processes involving the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).
Publications225 found, 100 shown here
- Female genital schistosomiasis of the lower genital tract: prevalence and disease-associated morbidity in northern TanzaniaG Poggensee
Institut für Tropenmedizin and Medical Faculty Charité, Humboldt University, 14050 Berlin, Germany
J Infect Dis 181:1210-3. 2000....
- Toll-like receptor-2, but not Toll-like receptor-4, is essential for development of oviduct pathology in chlamydial genital tract infectionToni 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...
- High tissue egg burden mechanically impairing the tubal motility in genital schistosomiasis of the femaleHarald Hoffmann
Max von Pettenkofer Institute of Microbiology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Medical Center Grosshadern, Germany
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:970-1. 2003
- Epidemiology of pelvic organ prolapse in rural Gambia, West AfricaCaroline 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...
- Prevalence and determinants of genital infection with papillomavirus, in female and male university students in Busan, South KoreaHai 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...
- Health-seeking behavior of Karachi women with reproductive tract infectionsLubna 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...
- 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...
- Prevalence of reproductive tract infections, genital prolapse, and obesity in a rural community in LebanonMary 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...
- Simple clinical manifestations of genital Schistosoma haematobium infection in rural Zimbabwean womenEyrun 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...
- Cofactors in male-female sexual transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1F 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...
- Identification of modifiable factors that affect the genetic diversity of the transmitted HIV-1 populationManish 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...
- Cellular immunity and Chlamydia genital infection: induction, recruitment, and effector mechanismsKathleen 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...
- Role of gamma interferon in controlling murine chlamydial genital tract infectionJ I Ito
Department of Infectious Diseases, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
Infect Immun 67:5518-21. 1999....
- Differences in growth characteristics and elementary body associated cytotoxicity between Chlamydia trachomatis oculogenital serovars D and H and Chlamydia muridarumJ 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....
- Determinants of reproductive tract infections among asymptomatic women in Harare, ZimbabweE 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...
- The influence of vaginally applied imiquimod on the course of Chlamydia trachomatis serovar D infection in a murine modelJoseph M Lyons
Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 13:1-3. 2005
- A randomized, controlled, molecular study of condylomata acuminata clearance during treatment with imiquimodS K Tyring
Department of Microbiology Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 77555 1019, USA
J Infect Dis 178:551-5. 1998....
- Pediatricians' use of chaperones when performing gynecologic examinations on adolescent femalesJ 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...
- 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..
- Identification of women at high STD risk among STD clinic attendees: implications for STD programmesP 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...
- Therapy for genital human papillomavirus-related diseaseCharles 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...
- Managing genital chlamydial infection: the effects of ethnic origin and method of follow-upAde 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...
- Approaches to the management of uncomplicated genital Chlamydia trachomatis infectionsWilliam 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....
- Sexually transmitted diseases causing genital lesions in adolescentsJonathan 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...
- [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
- Prevalence of genital chlamydial infection in symptomatic and asymptomatic Jordanian patientsZiad 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...
- Prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in the general population of Slovenia: serious gaps in controlI 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...
- Characterization of chlamydial genital infection resulting from sexual transmission from male to female guinea pigs and determination of infectious doseRoger 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...
- Shared care in the management of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in primary careB 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...
- Clinical practice. Genital chlamydial infectionsJeffrey 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
- 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 programmeJ 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...
- [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...
- The protective effect of antibody in immunity to murine chlamydial genital tract reinfection is independent of immunoglobulin ASandra 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...
- Chlamydia screening in a rural population: access, outcomes and health-care planningRichard 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...
- [Genital chlamydial infection]Yasuyuki Noguchi
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aichi Medical University, School of Medicine
Nihon Rinsho 65:433-7. 2007
- [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...
- Setting up the first genitourinary clinic in Malta and an audit of the initial performanceG 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...
- Factors affecting time to treatment following diagnosis of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Scottish genitourinary medicine clinicsI 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...
- [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...
- 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 infectionsO 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...
- Diagnostic utility of serologic markers for genital chlamydial infection in STD patients in Chennai, IndiaA 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...
- Topical Polyphenon E in the treatment of external genital and perianal warts: a randomized controlled trialE 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...
- Comparative performance of the Roche COBAS Amplicor assay and an in-house real-time PCR assay for diagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis infectionHamid 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...
- Reproductive tract infections in horsesKristina 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...
- Managing sexually transmitted infections in community sexual health clinics: an audit of a community serviceJ 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...
- Sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS in Vanuatu: a cause for concern and actionDominik 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...
- Aetiology of sexually transmitted infections and response to syndromic treatment in southwest UgandaJ 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...
- The prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis in Australia 1997-2004: a systematic reviewClaire 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...
- Changes in testing methods for genital Chlamydia trachomatis in New South Wales, Australia, 1999 to 2002Marcus 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...
- An audit of contact tracing for cases of chlamydia in the Australian Capital TerritoryDanelle O England
Canberra Clinical School, University of Sydney, PO Box 11, Woden, ACT 2606, Australia
Sex Health 2:255-8. 2005....
- Genital infection in male partners of women with chlamydial infectionK 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...
- [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...
- The superiority of polymerase chain reaction over an amplified enzyme immunoassay for the detection of genital chlamydial infectionsH 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...
- Sexually transmitted infections on the rise in Northern IrelandNeil 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...
- Completeness and timeliness of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae genital infection reporting in the U.S. Air ForceJill 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...
- Tetracycline treatment does not eradicate Mycoplasma genitaliumL 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...
- Chlamydial genital infectionTimothy R Moss
University of Sheffield
Practitioner 247:520-4. 2003
- The role of serology, antibiotic susceptibility testing and serovar determination in genital chlamydial infectionsKenneth 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...
- Risk behaviours and prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae genital infections among Montreal street youthN 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...
- 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...
- Treatment of uncomplicated genital Chlamydia trachomatis infections in adultsAdaora 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...
- Screening for chlamydia in general practiceClare 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...
- The epidemiology and treatment of anogenital warts in Singapore: a retrospective evaluationY 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...
- Rising prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in heterosexual patients at the Sydney Sexual Health Centre, 1994 to 2000Basil 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Outreach health adviser in a community clinic screening programme improves management of genital chlamydia infectionK 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...
- [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...
- [Sexually transmitted diseases. Gonococcus and Chlamydia trachomatis urogenital infections (except Nicolas Favre's disease)]M Geniaux
Ann Dermatol Venereol 129:S65-8. 2002
- Association between HIV-1 infection, the etiology of genital ulcer disease, and response to syndromic managementPrashini 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...
- The significance of the ipazyme IgA and IgG antibody test in the diagnosis of urogenital chlamydial infectionsH 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...
- 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...
- Mycoplasma genitalium attaches to human spermatozoaHelle 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...
- The role and applications of ultrasound in ambulatory gynaecologyNazar 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...
- Dose-ranging study of fleroxacin for treatment of uncomplicated Chlamydia trachomatis genital infectionsW 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...
- Positive association between HIV RNA and IL-6 in the genital tract of Rwandan womenGregory 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...
- HIV infection elevates Kenyan sex workers' STI risk,which rises further as immunosuppression increasesJ Thomas
Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:44. 2005
- Molecular diagnosis of lymphogranuloma venereum in patients with genital ulcer diseasePatrick 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...
- COX-2 inhibition affects growth rate of Chlamydia muridarum within epithelial cellsWei 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...
- Genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Australia: epidemiology and clinical implicationsMarcus 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...
- Human papillomaviruses and genital diseaseAmmar 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...
- [Genital warts in children: not a therapeutic emergency]P Morel
Ann Dermatol Venereol 134:813-4. 2007
- Low prevalence of high-risk HPV in older women not attending organized cytological screening: a pilot studyIngrid Wikström
Acta Derm Venereol 87:554-5. 2007
- Risk of sequelae after Chlamydia trachomatis genital infection in womenCatherine 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...
- Laparoscopy and body mass index: feasibility and outcome in obese patients treated for gynecologic diseasesMarco 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...
- Laparoscopic findings, histopathologic evaluation, and clinical outcomes in women with chronic pelvic pain after hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomyMillie 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...
- Female genital mutilationJanice Rymer
Lancet 368:579. 2006
- Prevalence of serum antibodies to human papilloma virus in patients with genital ulcer disease in an urban population of TanzaniaJ 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...
- Chlamydia trachomatis genital infection in adolescents and young adultsToni Darville
Department of Pediatrics and Microbiology Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
Adv Exp Med Biol 582:85-100. 2006
- Incidence of severe reproductive tract complications associated with diagnosed genital chlamydial infection: the Uppsala Women's Cohort StudyN 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...
- Safety and efficacy of perforator flap breast reconstruction with combined intraabdominal proceduresWilliam 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....
- [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...
- [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...
- Human papillomavirus DNA remains detectable longer than related cervical cytologic abnormalitiesMark 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...
- An unusual case of clitoral enlargement: its differential diagnosis and surgical managementP 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...
- [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)...
- Immunological memory in B-cell-deficient mice conveys long-lasting protection against genital tract infection with Chlamydia trachomatis by rapid recruitment of T cellsM 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...
- Etiology of genital ulcer disease. A prospective study of 278 cases seen in an STD clinic in ParisEmilie 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...
- Comparison of cefotetan and cefoxitin prophylaxis for abdominal and vaginal hysterectomyA S Berkeley
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center, NY 10021
Am J Obstet Gynecol 158:706-9. 1988....
- Women's experiences of the gynecologic examination: factors associated with discomfortMalene 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...
- MUCOSAL VACCINES AGAINST GONORRHEAMichael Russell; Fiscal Year: 2003..The information gained about genital tract immunity and the techniques used may also be applicable to other sexually transmitted diseases. ..
- HIV/STD Network Prevention Trial in Northern VietnamVivian Go; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Host Factors in Susceptibility to Chlamydial DiseaseKYLE RAMSEY; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Host response to Chlamydia genital infection in the maleRoger Rank; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- ANTIGENS OF STREPTOCOCCUS MUTANS IN CARIES IMMUNITYMichael Russell; Fiscal Year: 2008..p RESEARCHGRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Numbers Face Page ................................................................................................................................................ 1 Description, ..
- Prophylactic Ibuprofen: Effect on IUD Continuation RatesDavid Hubacher; Fiscal Year: 2003..In the US, ibuprofen may help spur renewed interest in the most cost effective and efficacious reversible contraceptive method available. ..
- Prevention of Infertility in Women With Subclinical PIDHAROLD 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. ..
- Immune Responses in Genital Chlamydia Prior to TherapyWILLIAM GEISLER; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- MRI of Fetal Ventriculomegaly: Morphology and OutcomeDeborah Levine; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- WT1 and beta-catenin targets in Wilms tumorBenjamin 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. ..
- ESTROGEN BIOSYNTHESIS AND UTERINE LEIOMYOMATASerdar 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. ..
- Prognostic markers for ovarian cancerSamuel Mok; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Control of menstrual bleeding disturbances in womenIan 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. ..
- Control of Trichomoniasis -A Paradigm for STD ControlJane 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. ..
- Alcohol and HIV Risk Reduction in South AfricaSeth 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. ..
- Tinidazole for the Treatment of Bacterial VaginosisJane 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. ..
- Workplace Violence Nursing Health & Employment OutcomesJacquelyn Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Antiretroviral Therapy and HIV-1 Infectivity in WomenRAYMOND SCOTT MCCLELLAND; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Breast Cancer-Proximal Stroma Interaction & AromataseSerdar 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. ..
- Brief HIV Prevention Counseling in South AfricaSeth 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. ..
- HIV Treatment Adherence/Risk Reduction IntegratedSeth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009..If shown effective, the intervention model will have implications for community and clinical services for people living with HIV-AIDS. ..
- HIV Epidemiology Among African American Women in North CarolinaAdaora Adimora; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Genomic and Epigenomic Profiling by MSNPBenjamin 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]..
- MECHANISMS OF ESTROGEN BIOSYNTHESIS IN ENDOMETRIOSISSerdar 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. ..
- High-Risk Heterosexual Partnering in the Age of AIDS: A Multilevel AnalysisAdaora 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]..
- CELLULAR TRAFFICKING TO INFLAMED FEMALE GENITAL MUCOSAKathleen 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. ..
- Adapting a Physical Activity Intervention for SchizophreniaLaurie Lindamer; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Gender Violence and HIV Risk Reduction in South AfricaLeickness Simbayi; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Therapy and Prevention for Bacterial VaginosisJane 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. ..
- Immortalized Human Cavernosal Endothelial CellsHunter Wessells; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- ANTICHLAMYDIAL PROTECTION BY MOLECULAR MIMCRYJUDITH WHITTUM HUDSON; Fiscal Year: 2002..These studies will potentially reveal strategies to assess protection against chlamydial disease induced by other vaccine candidates. ..
- MONOALLELIC EXPRESSION OF HUMAN GENESBenjamin 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. ..
- BRIEF HIV RISK REDUCTION COUNSELINGSeth 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. ..
- HIV TREATMENT ADHERENCE FOR PERSONS WITH LOW-LITERACYSeth 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. ..
- Increased Access to Emergency Contraceptive PillsElizabeth 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. ..
- ENHANCED EVALUATION OF FETAL CNS WITH ULTRAFAST MRIDeborah Levine; Fiscal Year: 2002..Thus the results of this study could significantly decrease morbidity of fetuses with ventriculomegaly. ..
- GENE THERAPY OF DIABETIC PENILE ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTIONHunter 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. ..
- Pathogenic mechanisms in chlamydial reactive arthritisJUDITH 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. ..
- Adherence Interventions for Drug UsersAnn 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. ..
- INDEPENDENT SCIENTIST AWARDAdaora 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. ..
- Neural Melanocortin Signaling and Erectile FunctionHunter 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. ..
- Genital Ulcer Disease and HIV TransmissionJeanne 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. ..
- Concordance Rates of Mobiluncus Among Sexual PartnersJane 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. ..
- Intervention to Close Digital Divide in AIDS CareSeth 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. ..
- BAYLOR BIRCWH PROGRAMJoe 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. ..
- FUNCTION OF THE B CELL ANTIGEN IN ANTIGEN PROCESSINGWenxia 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. ..
- PTSD, Cortisol, Immune Function with Battering Over TimeSTEPHANIE 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. ..
- The actin cytoskeleton in Beta cell activationWenxia 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. ..
- Serologic Studies of Prenatal Factors in SchizophreniaAlan 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. ..
- Patient-centered goals for pelvic floor dysfunctionKathie 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. ..
- MESOTHELIN ANTIGENS FOR DIAGNOSIS/THERAPY OF OVARIAN CAIngegerd 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. ..
- Prenatal factors and risk of autism in a Finnish national birth cohortALAN STEWART BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- FEMALE SEXUAL AROUSAL: CLITORAL AND VAGINAL PHYSIOLOGYAbdulmaged Traish; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- ANTI-HIV-1 ACTIVITY OF MANNAN-BINDING LECTINGregory 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. ..
- Prenatal Factors and Risk of Bipolar DisorderALAN STEWART BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Community Influences on Young People's HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes & PracticesRobert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- DEVELOPMENTAL INSULT AND BRAIN ANOMALY IN SCHIZOPHRENIAAlan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Mechanisms for Racial Disparity in Preterm BirthJane Hitti; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Community factors shaping the sexual behavior of malesRobert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Group B Strep Alp Protein-Epithelial Cell InteractionMIRIAM BARON BARSHAK; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..