sexually transmitted diseases

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Summary: Diseases due to or propagated by sexual contact.

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  1. ncbi Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines, 2010
    Kimberly A Workowski
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 59:1-110. 2010
  2. ncbi Review of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in China
    Adrienne N Poon
    Association of Schools of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    AIDS Care 23:5-25. 2011
  3. pmc Changes in risk behaviours and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections following HIV preventive interventions among female sex workers in five districts in Karnataka state, south India
    B M Ramesh
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 86:i17-24. 2010
  4. ncbi Declines in risk behaviour and sexually transmitted infection prevalence following a community-led HIV preventive intervention among female sex workers in Mysore, India
    Sushena Reza-Paul
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    AIDS 22:S91-100. 2008
  5. ncbi Effectiveness of interventions for the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in female sex workers in resource poor setting: a systematic review
    Maryam Shahmanesh
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:659-79. 2008
  6. pmc Empowering sex workers in India to reduce vulnerability to HIV and sexually transmitted diseases
    Dallas Swendeman
    Center for Community Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:1157-66. 2009
  7. pmc Environmental-structural interventions to reduce HIV/STI risk among female sex workers in the Dominican Republic
    Deanna Kerrigan
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Room 5523A, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:120-5. 2006
  8. pmc Violence against female sex workers in Karnataka state, south India: impact on health, and reductions in violence following an intervention program
    Tara S H Beattie
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:476. 2010
  9. pmc Impact of five years of peer-mediated interventions on sexual behavior and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya
    Stanley Luchters
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 8:143. 2008
  10. ncbi Sexual behaviour in Britain: reported sexually transmitted infections and prevalent genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection
    K A Fenton
    Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Department of Primary Care, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Lancet 358:1851-4. 2001

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  1. ncbi Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines, 2010
    Kimberly A Workowski
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 59:1-110. 2010
    These guidelines for the treatment of persons who have or are at risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) were updated by CDC after consultation with a group of professionals knowledgeable in the field of STDs who met in Atlanta on ..
  2. ncbi Review of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in China
    Adrienne N Poon
    Association of Schools of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    AIDS Care 23:5-25. 2011
    ..Theory-based interventions to reduce the incidence and prevalence of HIV/STIs need to be piloted with successful models scaled-up...
  3. pmc Changes in risk behaviours and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections following HIV preventive interventions among female sex workers in five districts in Karnataka state, south India
    B M Ramesh
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 86:i17-24. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of a large-scale HIV prevention programme for female sex workers (FSW) in Karnataka state, south India, on the prevalence of HIV/sexually transmitted infections (STI), condom use and programme coverage...
  4. ncbi Declines in risk behaviour and sexually transmitted infection prevalence following a community-led HIV preventive intervention among female sex workers in Mysore, India
    Sushena Reza-Paul
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    AIDS 22:S91-100. 2008
    ..The key programme components were: community mobilization and peer-mediated outreach; increasing access to and utilization of sexual health services; and enhancing the enabling environment to support programme activities...
  5. ncbi Effectiveness of interventions for the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in female sex workers in resource poor setting: a systematic review
    Maryam Shahmanesh
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:659-79. 2008
    ..To systematically review the evidence for effectiveness of HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention interventions in female sex workers in resource poor settings...
  6. pmc Empowering sex workers in India to reduce vulnerability to HIV and sexually transmitted diseases
    Dallas Swendeman
    Center for Community Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:1157-66. 2009
    ..This study's results demonstrate that, compared to narrowcast clinical and prevention services alone, empowerment strategies can significantly impact a broader range of factors to reduce vulnerability to HIV/STDs...
  7. pmc Environmental-structural interventions to reduce HIV/STI risk among female sex workers in the Dominican Republic
    Deanna Kerrigan
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Room 5523A, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:120-5. 2006
    ..We assessed the effectiveness of 2 environmental-structural interventions in reducing risks of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among female sex workers in the Dominican Republic...
  8. pmc Violence against female sex workers in Karnataka state, south India: impact on health, and reductions in violence following an intervention program
    Tara S H Beattie
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:476. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Impact of five years of peer-mediated interventions on sexual behavior and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya
    Stanley Luchters
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 8:143. 2008
    ..Impact of these interventions was evaluated among those who attended peer education and at the FSW population level...
  10. ncbi Sexual behaviour in Britain: reported sexually transmitted infections and prevalent genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection
    K A Fenton
    Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Department of Primary Care, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Lancet 358:1851-4. 2001
    ..The results have potentially wide application for proposed chlamydia screening programmes which, given the demonstrated prevalence, must now proactively seek to involve men...
  11. ncbi Sexually transmitted diseases among American youth: incidence and prevalence estimates, 2000
    Hillard Weinstock
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:6-10. 2004
    In the United States, young people aged 15-24 represent 25% of the sexually experienced population. However, the incidence and prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among this age-group are unknown.
  12. ncbi Behavioural surveillance among gay men in Australia: methods, findings and policy implications for the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmissible infections
    Iryna B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 8:272-9. 2011
    ..In this paper, we review its history and methodology, and the available indicators, their trends and their use...
  13. pmc Prevalence and predictors of HIV infection among female sex workers in Kaiyuan City, Yunnan Province, China
    Haibo Wang
    National Center for AIDS STD Prevention and Control, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 27 Nanwei Rd, Beijing 100050, PR China
    Int J Infect Dis 13:162-9. 2009
    ..We undertook this study to describe the risk factors for HIV infection in female sex workers (FSWs), and to determine the commercial sex venues where FSWs are most at risk of being infected with or infecting others with HIV...
  14. pmc Sexual risk factors for HIV infection in early and advanced HIV epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa: systematic overview of 68 epidemiological studies
    Li Chen
    Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 2:e1001. 2007
    ..It is commonly assumed that sexual risk factors for heterosexual HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa, such as multi-partner sex, paid sex and co-infections, become less important as HIV epidemics mature and prevalence increases...
  15. ncbi Is there an association between alcohol consumption and sexually transmitted diseases? A systematic review
    Robert L Cook
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:156-64. 2005
    The objective of this study was to conduct a systematic review of published literature on the association between problematic alcohol consumption and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
  16. ncbi SMS STI: a review of the uses of mobile phone text messaging in sexual health
    Megan S C Lim
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 19:287-90. 2008
    ..As SMS is likely to become more and more commonly used for sexual health purposes, evaluation of its benefits and effectiveness is essential...
  17. pmc Modeling dynamic and network heterogeneities in the spread of sexually transmitted diseases
    Ken T D Eames
    Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:13330-5. 2002
    ..especially when the average number of connections per individual is small as is the case for many sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)...
  18. pmc Draft genome sequence of the sexually transmitted pathogen Trichomonas vaginalis
    Jane M Carlton
    Institute for Genomic Research, 9712 Medical Research Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Science 315:207-12. 2007
    ..The genome sequence predicts previously unknown functions for the hydrogenosome, which support a common evolutionary origin of this unusual organelle with mitochondria...
  19. pmc Prevalence and correlates of HIV infection among female sex workers in 2 Mexico-US border cities
    Thomas L Patterson
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0680, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:728-32. 2008
    ..We examined human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence and correlates among female sex workers (FSWs) in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, 2 large cities on the Mexico-US border...
  20. ncbi Sex-work harm reduction
    Michael L Rekart
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, University of British Columbia, Vancouver V5Z 4R4, BC, Canada
    Lancet 366:2123-34. 2005
    ..Straightforward and achievable steps are available to improve the day-to-day lives of sex workers while they continue to work. Conceptualising and debating sex-work harm reduction as a new paradigm can hasten this process...
  21. ncbi High prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases among men who have sex with men in Jiangsu Province, China
    Juan Jiang
    Institute of Dermatology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China
    Sex Transm Dis 33:118-23. 2006
    The objective of this study was to investigate the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV infection, and sexual risk behaviors among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Jiangsu Province, China.
  22. ncbi Does the frequency of HIV and STI testing among men who have sex with men in primary care adhere with Australian guidelines?
    R Guy
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 86:371-6. 2010
    ..We assessed HIV/STI re-testing rates among MSM attending primary care clinics...
  23. pmc Assessment of the scale, coverage and outcomes of the Avahan HIV prevention program for female sex workers in Tamil Nadu, India: is there evidence of an effect?
    S Thilakavathi
    National Institute of Epidemiology ICMR, Second Main Road, TNHB, Ayapakkam, Chennai 600 077, India
    BMC Public Health 11:S3. 2011
    ..This paper describes the assessment of the program among female sex workers (FSWs) in the southern state of Tamil Nadu...
  24. pmc Recent trends in diagnoses of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in England and Wales among men who have sex with men
    N Macdonald
    HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections Department, Health Protection Agency, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:492-7. 2004
    ..To examine trends in rates of diagnoses of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in men who have sex with men (MSM) in England and Wales between 1997 and 2002...
  25. ncbi Prevalence of HPV infection among men: A systematic review of the literature
    Eileen F Dunne
    Division of STD Prevention, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:1044-57. 2006
    ..2 million persons are newly infected every year in the United States. There are limited data on HPV infection in heterosexual men...
  26. ncbi Proportion of new HIV infections attributable to herpes simplex 2 increases over time: simulations of the changing role of sexually transmitted infections in sub-Saharan African HIV epidemics
    Esther E Freeman
    Harvard Medical School, Francis Weld Peabody Society, 260 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:i17-24. 2007
    ..To understand the changing impact of herpes simplex 2 (HSV-2) and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) on HIV incidence over time in four sub-Saharan African cities, using simulation models...
  27. ncbi Decline in the prevalence of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases among female sex workers in Cotonou, Benin, 1993-1999
    Michel Alary
    Epidemiology Research Group, Centre Hospitalier Affilié Universitaire de Québec CHA and Université Laval, Hôpital du Saint Sacrement du CHA 1050, Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Quebec G1S 4L8, Canada
    AIDS 16:463-70. 2002
    ..Within an ongoing HIV/STD prevention project aimed at female sex workers (FSW) in Cotonou, Benin, we evaluated time trends in HIV and STD prevalences from 1993 to 1999...
  28. ncbi Management of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV prevention in men at high risk: targeting clients and non-paying sexual partners of female sex workers in Benin
    C M Lowndes
    Groupe de recherche en épidémiologie de l Université Laval, Hôpital du Saint Sacrement du CHA, Quebec, Canada
    AIDS 14:2523-34. 2000
    Male clients of female sex workers have rarely been specific targets for HIV/sexually transmitted diseases (STD) interventions in sub-Saharan Africa...
  29. ncbi The role of collectives in STI and HIV/AIDS prevention among female sex workers in Karnataka, India
    S S Halli
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    AIDS Care 18:739-49. 2006
    ..More longitudinal and qualitative studies are required to better understand the nature of sex worker collectives and the benefits that they can provide...
  30. ncbi The Internet as a newly emerging risk environment for sexually transmitted diseases
    M McFarlane
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 284:443-6. 2000
    Transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is associated with unprotected sex among multiple anonymous sex partners. The role of the Internet in risk of STDs is not known.
  31. ncbi A meta-analytic review of HIV behavioral interventions for reducing sexual risk behavior of men who have sex with men
    Jeffrey H Herbst
    Prevention Research Branch, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention NCHSTP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:228-41. 2005
    ..To the extent that proven HIV prevention interventions for MSM can be successfully replicated in community settings and adapted and tailored to different situations, the effectiveness of current HIV prevention efforts can be increased...
  32. pmc Innovation in sexually transmitted disease and HIV prevention: internet and mobile phone delivery vehicles for global diffusion
    Dallas Swendeman
    University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 23:139-44. 2010
    ..Information and communication technology such as the Internet and mobile phones can deliver behavioral components for STD/HIV prevention and care to more people at less cost...
  33. ncbi Sexual practices, HIV and sexually transmitted infections among self-identified men who have sex with men in four high HIV prevalence states of India
    Ginnela N V Brahmam
    Division of Community Studies, National Institute of Nutrition NIN, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 22:S45-57. 2008
    ..To describe the sociodemographic characteristics, prevalence of high-risk sexual behaviours, HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STI), and perception of risk in self-identified men who have sex with men (MSM) in four south Indian states...
  34. pmc Awareness and knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among school-going adolescents in Europe: a systematic review of published literature
    Florence N Samkange-Zeeb
    Bremen Institute for Prevention Research and Social Medicine, University of Bremen, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:727. 2011
    b>Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a major health problem affecting mostly young people, not only in developing, but also in developed countries...
  35. ncbi HIV and STIs in clients and female sex workers in mining regions of Gejiu City, China
    Jun Jie Xu
    National Center for AIDS STD Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
    Sex Transm Dis 35:558-65. 2008
    ..To investigate HIV/sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among female sex workers (FSWs) and clients in a mining region of China...
  36. ncbi Improvements in sexual health testing among gay men in Sydney, Australia, 2003-2007
    I B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, and New South Wales STI Programs Unit, Sydney and Sydney Eye Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 19:758-60. 2008
    ..47-0.68). STI testing among HIV-negative men has improved significantly but remains inadequate for STI control and HIV prevention. It should not be assumed that appropriate and comprehensive STI screening is always provided to clients...
  37. pmc Violence victimisation, sexual risk and sexually transmitted infection symptoms among female sex workers in Thailand
    Michele R Decker
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:236-40. 2010
    ..This study sought to compare sexual risk and STI symptoms among FSW based on recent violence exposure...
  38. pmc Prostatitis, sexually transmitted diseases, and prostate cancer: the California Men's Health Study
    Iona Cheng
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawai i, University of Hawai i, Honolulu, Hawai i, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e8736. 2010
    Prostatitis and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have been positively associated with prostate cancer in previous case-control studies. However, results from recent prospective studies have been inconclusive...
  39. pmc Treatment of sexually transmitted infections for HIV prevention: end of the road or new beginning?
    Richard Hayes
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 24:S15-26. 2010
    ..It should be promoted as an essential component of HIV control programs in communities in which the burden of STIs is substantial...
  40. ncbi High prevalence of syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases among sex workers in China: potential for fast spread of HIV
    A van den Hoek
    Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 15:753-9. 2001
    In China, in the early 1980s, sexually transmitted diseases (STD) started to increase steeply. Sex workers and their clients appeared to play an important role in the spread of STD...
  41. ncbi Monogamous networks and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases
    Ken T D Eames
    Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Math Biosci 189:115-30. 2004
    ..We use the underlying network to represent potential sexual partnerships, only some of which are active at any one time. Thus serial monogamy can be modelled while maintaining the patterns of mixing displayed by the population...
  42. ncbi Decline in sexually transmitted infection prevalence and HIV incidence in female barworkers attending prevention and care services in Mbeya Region, Tanzania
    Gabriele Riedner
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 20:609-15. 2006
    ..To assess trends in sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevalence and HIV incidence and associated factors in a cohort of female barworkers exposed to behavioural interventions and STI screening and treatment...
  43. pmc Pursuing scale and quality in STI interventions with sex workers: initial results from Avahan India AIDS Initiative
    R Steen
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for South East Asia, Indraprastha Estate, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 110 002, India
    Sex Transm Infect 82:381-5. 2006
    ..India AIDS Initiative (Avahan), funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is scaling up interventions with sex workers (SWs) and other high risk populations in India's six highest HIV prevalence states...
  44. ncbi Changing patterns of knowledge, reported behaviour and sexually transmitted infections in a South African gold mining community
    Brian G Williams
    16 rue de la Canonniere, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
    AIDS 17:2099-107. 2003
    ..This included community-based peer education, condom distribution, syndromic management of sexually transmitted infections (STI), and presumptive STI treatment for sex workers...
  45. ncbi Behavioral studies of female sex workers in China: a literature review and recommendation for future research
    Yan Hong
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, 1266 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:623-36. 2008
    ..Future behavioral intervention programs need to be multi-faceted and incorporate environmental and structural factors for different groups of FSWs...
  46. pmc Information dynamics shape the sexual networks of Internet-mediated prostitution
    Luis E C Rocha
    Department of Physics, Umea University, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:5706-11. 2010
    ..We also found that the number of sellers scales sublinearly with city size, so this type of prostitution does not, comparatively speaking, benefit much from an increasing concentration of people...
  47. ncbi Intimate partner violence and the childbearing year: maternal and infant health consequences
    Phyllis W Sharps
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, USA
    Trauma Violence Abuse 8:105-16. 2007
    ..Among pregnant women, IPV has been associated with poor physical health outcomes such as increased sexually transmitted diseases, preterm labor, and low-birth-weight infants...
  48. ncbi Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: at the crossroads of public health policy
    R Matthew Chico
    Department of Disease Control, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 16:774-85. 2011
    ..Clinical and operational research is urgently needed to compare birth outcomes achieved by IPTp with ABCs vs. IST using an efficacious antimalarial therapy...
  49. pmc Mobility, risk behavior and HIV/STI rates among female sex workers in Kaiyuan City, Yunnan Province, China
    Haibo Wang
    Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 27 Nanwei Rd, Beijing 100050, China
    BMC Infect Dis 10:198. 2010
    ..This study describes FSW mobility patterns in a high risk area of China to identify factors associated with increased mobility, and to study the incidence and prevalence of HIV/STIs in this group...
  50. ncbi The multiplicity and interdependency of factors influencing the health of street-based sex workers: a qualitative study
    N Jeal
    The Milne Centre for Sexual Health, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS28HW, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 84:381-5. 2008
    ..To obtain a detailed understanding of the lives of street-based commercial sex workers (SSWs) and how factors in their lives interrelate to affect their health...
  51. ncbi Acceptability of the diaphragm in Mombasa Kenya: a 6-month prospective study
    Stanley Luchters
    International Centre for Reproductive Health ICRH, Tudor Four Estate, Tom Mboya Avenue, PO Box 91109, Mombasa, Kenya
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 12:345-53. 2007
    ..This study's aim was to assess the acceptability and safety of the diaphragm among sexually-active women in Mombasa, Kenya...
  52. ncbi Systematic review examining differences in HIV, sexually transmitted infections and health-related harms between migrant and non-migrant female sex workers
    Lucy Platt
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 89:311-9. 2013
    ..To assess the evidence of differences in the risk of HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STI) and health-related behaviours between migrant and non-migrant female sex workers (FSWs)...
  53. pmc Reframing the interpretation of sex worker health: a behavioral-structural approach
    Joseph D Tucker
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:S1206-10. 2011
    ..Explicitly accounting for the interaction between female sex worker behaviors and larger structures and policies, a behavioral-structural approach may provide a solid foundation for sex work research and programs...
  54. ncbi 'It brought joy in my home as in the area of my wife.' How recently circumcised adult men ascribe value to and make sense of male circumcision
    Katrine Lundsby
    Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Glob Public Health 7:352-66. 2012
    ....
  55. pmc Prevalences of sexually transmitted infections in young adults and female sex workers in Peru: a national population-based survey
    Cesar P Carcamo
    Epidemiology, STD, and HIV Unit, School of Public Health and Administration, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Lancet Infect Dis 12:765-73. 2012
    ..We assessed prevalences of seven sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Peru, stratified by risk behaviours, to help to define care and prevention priorities...
  56. pmc Prevalence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among clients of female sex workers in Karnataka, India: a cross-sectional study
    Souradet Y Shaw
    Centre for Global Public Health, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:S4. 2011
    ..This study sought to describe the prevalence of HIV and other STIs, as well as examine the determinants of these pathogens among a sample of clients in south India...
  57. pmc Development and psychometric evaluation of a self-administered questionnaire to measure knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases
    Beth C Jaworski
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:557-74. 2007
    This research developed and evaluated a brief but comprehensive measure of knowledge about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) for use in research and applied settings...
  58. ncbi Variation in concurrent sexual partnerships and sexually transmitted diseases among African men in Cape Town, South Africa
    Brendan Maughan-Brown
    Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 39:537-42. 2012
    Most studies that assess the relationship between concurrent sexual partnerships and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) use dichotomous measures of whether concurrency was reported or not...
  59. pmc Needle exchange and sexual risk behaviors among a cohort of injection drug users in Chicago, Illinois
    Dezheng Huo
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:35-40. 2009
    ..To examine the impact of a needle exchange program (NEP) on sexual risk behaviors of injecting drug users (IDUs)...
  60. ncbi [Characteristics of sexual behaviors and infection status of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases among men who have sex with men in 2009 in Beijing]
    Ying Jie Liu
    Institute for AIDS STD Control and Prevention, Beijing Chaoyang District Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 100021, China
    Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi 45:971-4. 2011
    To analyze sexual behavior characteristics and sexually transmitted diseases such as AIDS infections in man who have sex with men (MSM) of Beijing Chaoyang district.
  61. pmc Role of core and bridging groups in the transmission dynamics of HIV and STIs in Cotonou, Benin, West Africa
    C M Lowndes
    Groupe de recherche en épidémiologie de l Université Laval, Hôpital du Saint Sacrement du CHA, Quebec, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 78:i69-77. 2002
    ....
  62. ncbi No increase in HIV or sexually transmissible infection testing following a social marketing campaign among men who have sex with men
    R Guy
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:391-6. 2009
    ..A social marketing campaign ran in 2004 in the Victoria to increase rates of HIV/sexually transmissible infection (STI) testing among men having sex with men (MSM)...
  63. pmc Sentinel surveillance of sexually transmitted infections in South Africa: a review
    L F Johnson
    Centre for Actuarial Research, 10 University Avenue, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 81:287-93. 2005
    ..To examine how STI prevalence varies between populations and to identify the limitations of the existing data...
  64. pmc Relationships of stigma and shame to gonorrhea and HIV screening
    J Dennis Fortenberry
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:378-81. 2002
    The purpose of this study was to assess the relationships between stigma and shame associated with seeking treatment for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and undergoing testing for gonorrhea and HIV.
  65. ncbi Sensation seeking, alcohol use, and sexual behaviors among sexually transmitted infection clinic patients in Cape Town, South Africa
    Seth C Kalichman
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:298-304. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that alcohol use is an important HIV transmission risk factor for many STI clinic patients and that interventions for individuals who are characterized as sensation seekers are urgently needed in South Africa...
  66. pmc Syndromic management and STI control in urban Peru
    Jesse L Clark
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Program in Global Health, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e7201. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the potential utility of syndromic management as a public health strategy to control STI transmission in high-risk populations in urban Peru...
  67. ncbi Risk of sexually transmitted infections and violence among indoor-working female sex workers in London: the effect of migration from Eastern Europe
    Lucy Platt
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 87:377-84. 2011
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  68. pmc Association of sexual abuse with incident high-risk human papillomavirus infection among young African-American women
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:784-6. 2009
    ..Noticeably absent from the known risk factors for HPV infection is history of sexual abuse. The current study examined the association between sexual abuse and incident high-risk HPV among young adult black women...
  69. pmc Increases in sexually transmitted infections and sexual risk behaviour without a concurrent increase in HIV incidence among men who have sex with men in San Francisco: a suggestion of HIV serosorting?
    H M Truong
    University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:461-6. 2006
    ..Sexually transmitted infections (STI) and unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) have been increasing among men who have sex with men (MSM) in San Francisco. However, HIV incidence has stabilised...
  70. ncbi Youth's experiences with STI testing in four communities in British Columbia, Canada
    J Shoveller
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 85:397-401. 2009
    ..To analyse the experiences of youths accessing sexually transmitted infection (STI) services and to examine the perspectives of service providers in four British Columbia communities...
  71. pmc Training pharmacy workers in recognition, management, and prevention of STDs: district-randomized controlled trial
    Patricia Garcia
    AIDS and STD Unit, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Bull World Health Organ 81:806-14. 2003
    ..To determine the effectiveness of an intervention for pharmacy workers in improving their recognition and management of sexually transmitted disease (STD) syndromes...
  72. ncbi Sexually transmitted disease/HIV risk behaviour among women who have sex with women
    Valdir Monteiro Pinto
    National STD AIDS program, Brasilia, Brazil
    AIDS 19:S64-9. 2005
    To analyse the epidemiological aspects of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) among women who have sex with women (WSW) in São Paulo, Brazil.
  73. ncbi Human immunodeficiency virus-1 acquisition in genital mucosa: Langerhans cells as key-players
    M A W P de Jong
    Department of Molecular Cell Biology and Immunology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Intern Med 265:18-28. 2009
    ..A better understanding of LCs function during homeostasis and inflammation is necessary for the development of new strategies to prevent HIV-1 infection...
  74. pmc Risk compensation is not associated with male circumcision in Kisumu, Kenya: a multi-faceted assessment of men enrolled in a randomized controlled trial
    Christine L Mattson
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2443. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to perform a comprehensive, prospective evaluation of risk compensation, comparing circumcised versus uncircumcised controls in a sample of RCT participants...
  75. ncbi Unveiling the hidden epidemic: a review of stigma associated with sexually transmissible infections
    Julia E Hood
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, N E, Mailstop E 44, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Health 8:159-70. 2011
    ..Gaps in the literature are identified and areas for further research are suggested, along with practical strategies for moving forward...
  76. pmc HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men recruited by RDS in Buenos Aires, Argentina: high HIV and HPV infection
    Maria A Pando
    Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas en Retrovirus y SIDA INBIRS, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 7:e39834. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of HIV and other STIs, among MSM from Buenos Aires (2007-2009)...
  77. ncbi Genital, oral, and anal human papillomavirus infection in men who have sex with men
    Craig A Dietz
    General and HIV Medicine, Kansas City Free Health Clinic, 3515 Broadway St, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 111:S19-25. 2011
    ..Physicians can have a significant impact in the primary prevention of HPV by routinely offering HPV vaccination to male patients younger than 26 years...
  78. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of sexually transmitted infection among newly incarcerated females
    Denise M Willers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine and Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:68-72. 2008
    ..To examine demographic and behavioral characteristics in incarcerated women to determine which characteristics are associated with prevalent sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  79. pmc An interactive internet-based continuing education course on sexually transmitted diseases for physicians and midwives in Peru
    Fredy A Canchihuaman
    School of Public Health and Administration, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    PLoS ONE 6:e19318. 2011
    ..New educational tools could improve CE accessibility and effectiveness...
  80. ncbi HIV-1, sexually transmitted infections, and sexual behavior trends among men who have sex with men in Lima, Peru
    Jorge Sanchez
    Asociation Civil Impacta Salud y Educacion, Av Grimaldo Del Solar 805, Lima 18, Peru
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:578-85. 2007
    ..To assess and estimate trends in HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and sexual behavior among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Lima, Peru...
  81. ncbi Sexually transmitted disease prevalence and characteristics of market vendors in eastern China
    Roger Detels
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:803-8. 2003
    b>Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have soared in China. To address the impact, we studied market stall vendors in eastern China.
  82. pmc How many sexually-acquired HIV infections in the USA are due to acute-phase HIV transmission?
    Steven D Pinkerton
    Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2071 North Summit Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
    AIDS 21:1625-9. 2007
    ..To estimate the number of persons in the USA who acquire HIV as a consequence of risky sexual activities with an acutely-infected sex partner...
  83. ncbi Estimating the prevalence of syringe-borne and sexually transmitted diseases among injection drug users in St Petersburg, Russia
    Nadia Abdala
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 14:697-703. 2003
    ..The IDU population studied was young and requires additional interventions to encourage safer sexual behaviours...
  84. ncbi The burden and determinants of HIV and sexually transmitted infections in a population-based sample of female sex workers in Goa, India
    M Shahmanesh
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:50-9. 2009
    ..Understanding the way in which societal and individual factors interact to shape sex workers' vulnerability would better inform interventions...
  85. pmc Characteristic male urine microbiomes associate with asymptomatic sexually transmitted infection
    David E Nelson
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e14116. 2010
    ....
  86. ncbi Correlates of using dual methods for sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy prevention among high-risk African-American female teens
    R A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 28:410-4. 2001
    To identify correlates of consistent dual-method use among African-American female adolescents at risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and pregnancy.
  87. pmc HIV/STD stigmatization fears as health-seeking barriers in China
    Eli Lieber
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Neuropsychiatric Institute, Center for Culture and Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024 1759, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:463-71. 2006
    ..Results have direct implications for community marketing campaigns in China...
  88. ncbi Migration, mobility and sexual risk behavior in Mumbai, India: mobile men with non-residential wife show increased risk
    Niranjan Saggurti
    HIV and AIDS Program, Population Council, New Delhi, 110003, India
    AIDS Behav 13:921-7. 2009
    ....
  89. ncbi Injection drug use, commercial sex work, and the HIV/STI epidemic in the Russian Federation
    Catherine M Lowndes
    Sex Transm Dis 30:46-8. 2003
  90. ncbi Sexually transmitted infections in Western Europe among HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Sarah Dougan
    City University, Institute of Health Sciences, St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, London, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 34:783-90. 2007
    ..In this article, we use STI surveillance data from a number of Western European countries to better understand the contribution of HIV-positive MSM to the recent increase in STIs...
  91. ncbi Community perceptions and treatment-seeking behaviour regarding reproductive tract infections including sexually transmitted infections in Lao PDR: a qualitative study
    Amphoy Sihavong
    Vientiane Capital Health Department, Ministry of Health, Lao PDR
    J Biosoc Sci 43:285-303. 2011
    ..Health education messages should be more accessible in rural areas. There is also an urgent need to improve communication between RTI/STI patients and clinicians...
  92. pmc Efficacy of a brief behavioral intervention to promote condom use among female sex workers in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
    Thomas L Patterson
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:2051-7. 2008
    ..We examined the efficacy of a brief behavioral intervention to promote condom use among female sex workers in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico...
  93. pmc Willingness to be circumcised for preventing HIV among Chinese men who have sex with men
    Yuhua Ruan
    State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control and National Center for AIDS STD Control and Prevention NCAIDS, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention China CDC, Beijing, China
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:315-21. 2009
    ..The study suggests that circumcision is uncommon among Chinese MSM. Considerable community education will be needed in circumcision advocacy among MSM in China. A clinical trial for efficacy among MSM should be considered...
  94. ncbi HIV and intimate partner violence among methadone-maintained women in New York City
    Nabila El-Bassel
    Social Intervention Group, Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:171-83. 2005
    ..41, p<.01) and always requesting that a partner use condoms (OR=.42, p=.02). The implications of the findings for HIV prevention interventions for women on methadone are discussed...
  95. pmc Effects on sexual risk behavior and STD rate of brief HIV/STD prevention interventions for African American women in primary care settings
    Loretta Sweet Jemmott
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Center for Health Disparities Research, Philadelphia 19104 6096, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1034-40. 2007
    ..We tested the efficacy of brief HIV/sexually transmitted disease (STD) risk-reduction interventions for African American women in primary care settings...
  96. ncbi Sexual risk behaviour and knowledge of HIV status among community samples of gay men in the UK
    Lisa M Williamson
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    AIDS 22:1063-70. 2008
    ..Little is known about the differences between men who are, and are not, aware of their HIV status in the UK...
  97. ncbi Condom effectiveness: factors that influence risk reduction
    J Thomas Fitch
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78209, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:811-7. 2002
  98. pmc A process evaluation of the scale up of a youth-friendly health services initiative in northern Tanzania
    Jenny Renju
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:32. 2010
    ....
  99. ncbi Why circumcision is a biomedical imperative for the 21(st) century
    Brian J Morris
    School of Medical Sciences and Bosch Institute, Building F13, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Bioessays 29:1147-58. 2007
    ..Most women prefer the circumcised penis for appearance, hygiene and sex. Given the convincing epidemiological evidence and biological support, routine circumcision should be highly recommended by all health professionals...
  100. ncbi Sexual network structure and sexually transmitted disease prevention: a modeling perspective
    M Kretzschmar
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Department of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 27:627-35. 2000
    Mathematical modeling techniques are being used increasingly to plan public health policy for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases.
  101. ncbi Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines, 2006
    Kimberly A Workowski
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STDs, and Tuberculosis Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 55:1-94. 2006
    These guidelines for the treatment of persons who have sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) were developed by CDC after consultation with a group of professionals knowledgeable in the field of STDs who met in Atlanta, Georgia, during ..

Research Grants79

  1. Expanding Vietnamese Community and Academic Infrastructure for Health Research
    Bang H Nguyen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g. obesity;diabetes;sexually transmitted diseases;hepatitis B;cardiovascular diseases;and cervical, breast, colorectal, liver, and lung cancer), and 4) ..
  2. N-methanocarbathymidine (N-MCT) for the Treatment of Herpes and Pox Virus Infecti
    Aquilur Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..genital HSV-2 infection and HSV-8 infection in Kaposi's sarcoma, which are prevalent in sexually transmitted diseases and immunosuppressed patients...
  3. A Rapid Point-of-care Diagnostic for C.trachomitis STDs
    RICHARD F contact SELDEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..trachomatis. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Chlamydia trachomatis is the leading bacterial cause of sexually transmitted diseases worldwide...
  4. A Rapid Point-of-care Diagnostic for C. trachomatis STDs
    Richard F Selden; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Ct is the most common cause of bacterial sexually transmitted diseases (STD) worldwide, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that there are 2...
  5. MOLECULAR GENETIC ANALYSIS OF CHLAMYDIA PATHOGENICITY
    Anthony T Maurelli; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..in man include pneumonia, endocarditis, polyarthritis, blindness, and a wide range of sexually transmitted diseases including cervicitis, salpingitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, and infertility in females and non-..
  6. Multilevel Targeted Therapeutics Using Surface Functionalized Nanoparticles encap
    JILL STEINBACH; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) affect 340 million new people per year, with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection impacting a startling ~17 percent of U.S...
  7. The influence of negative regulators of inflammation on C. trachomatis infections
    DAVID MARCELO OJCIUS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Validating metabolic pathways in the intracellular pathogen Chlamydia trachomatis
    DEREK JAMES FISHER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..cause of preventable blindness (~8 million visually impaired people worldwide) and bacteria-associated sexually transmitted diseases (STD) with over 900,000 reported cases of STD occurring each year in the United States alone...
  9. Development of a Chlamydia T Cell Vaccine Based on Dendritic Cell Immunoprotemics
    Leonard J Foster; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Chlamydia is one of the most widespread bacterial sexually transmitted diseases in the world causing an estimated 92 million infections per year with over 2.8 million infections in America alone...
  10. Training in Sexually Transmitted Diseases Including HIV
    Stanley M Spinola; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and HIV-1 are serious health problems worldwide...
  11. MOLECULAR GENETIC ANALYSIS OF CHLAMYDIA PATHOGENICITY
    Anthony T Maurelli; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in man include pneumonia, endocarditis, polyarthritis, blindness, and a wide range of sexually transmitted diseases including cervicitis, salpingitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, and infertility in females and non-..
  12. CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL HOST PATHWAY THAT REGULATES CHLAMYDIAL DEVELOPMENT
    Robert V Schoborg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Diagnosis and treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) cost <15.9 billion dollars in the US in 2000...
  13. Chaperone Mining of the Chlamydia Type Three Secretion System
    ELLENA MARIE PETERSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Chlamydia trachomatis is a leading cause of sexually transmitted diseases. Understanding how this pathogen invades and replicates in host cells is fundamental to our efforts to design effective therapies that can aid in the prevention ..
  14. Effects of a chlamydial ATP-consuming enzyme on the inflammasome
    MARIA LUISA AVILA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Chlamydia trachomatis is the leading bacterial cause of sexually transmitted diseases in humans worldwide...
  15. Prenatal Factors and Risk of Schizophrenia in a Finnish National Birth Cohort
    ALAN STEWART BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..through public health measures, such as the administration of influenza vaccination, the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, thyroid hormone supplementation, and anti-smoking campaigns targeted to pregnant women...
  16. An Orally Delivered Hepatitis B Vaccine
    John Howard; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Responses observed at secondary mucosal sites, indicate the applicability of these vaccines for sexually transmitted diseases. They can also induce a lactogenic response, implying potential for passive immunity...
  17. Mechanism(s) of CD8 T cell-mediated Chlamydia-induced reproductive pathology
    ASHLESH KRISHNA MURTHY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Sexually transmitted diseases caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, an intracellular bacterial pathogen, affect approximately 90 million people worldwide...
  18. Infection and Immunity K-12 Science Program: Exploring Knowns/Unknowns via VCRC/Q
    Marlys Hearst Witte; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..neoplasia);research tools;bacterial, fungal, and viral organisms;infections including tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, coccidioidomycosis, AIDS, influenza;MRSA, wound/surgical infections;parasitic diseases from worms and ..
  19. Summers in Childrens Research for Diverse High School Students
    Marlys Hearst Witte; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..epidemiology of pediatric head trauma and substance abuse, and field work in maternal health and sexually transmitted diseases. SCR will involve experienced, enthusiastic faculty and near-peer mentors not only in Pediatrics but ..
  20. A Point of Care, Nucleic Acid Test for Chlamydia to Ensure Prompt Treatment of He
    LAURA T MAZZOLA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Minority populations are the most impacted by sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), most commonly infections by Chlamydia trachomatis (CT)...
  21. Alpha-galactosycleramide as a mucosal adjuvant for HIV antigens
    JAGANNADHA K SASTRY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Vaccination for protection against sexually transmitted diseases such as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection should concentrate on inducing strong antigen-specific humoral and ..
  22. Co-factors in HIV Mucosal Infection
    Gregory A Viglianti; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..ability of HIV-1 to be transmitted to women is greater in those women who are also infected with other sexually transmitted diseases. This is partly due to the fact that these other diseases cause inflammation...
  23. Healthy Passages: A Long Term Follow-up Study of Adolescent Health
    Mark A Schuster; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..g., diabetes, obesity, and sexually transmitted diseases) for a fifth grade cohort that is being followed biennially from ages 10 to 20 years...
  24. Mucosal Immune Barrier in Infection and Immunity
    Keith E Mostov; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Mucosal infections include bacterial and viral pneumonia, SARS, TB, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, numerous opportunistic, emerging and re-emerging infections, and biological warfare/terrorist agents...
  25. Human Papilloma Virus Infection in Patients with Colorectal Cancer
    MARCIA ROXANA CRUZ-CORREA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..HPV infections are the most frequently sexually transmitted diseases in the world and some evidence supports that hematogenous spread of this virus may also be possible...
  26. 12th International Symposium on Human Chlamydial Infections
    Julius Schachter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Chlamydia trachomatis infections are the most common bacterial cause of sexually transmitted diseases often resulting in severe pathology in women and newborns. It also increases the risk of HIV infection...
  27. "Physical and Chemical Cues that Guide Sperm Migration"
    Mingming Wu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) such as trichomoniasis are a major problem for both humans and cattle...
  28. INDUCTION OF PROTECTIVE IMMUNITY AGAINST CHLAMYDIA
    Francis O Eko; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..K and L1 to L3) with serovars D through K and the lymphogranuloma venereum strains L1 - L3 causing sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), is the most common bacterial cause of STDs and if untreated often lead to severe complications,..
  29. Anti-adhesive prevention of Chlamydia trachomatis genital tract infection
    Lee Ann Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..is the leading cause of bacterial sexually transmitted infections globally, and is the most prevalent sexually transmitted diseases in the United State, with an estimated 3 to 4 million cases in the United States per year...
  30. Gardnerella vaginalis: toxin production and pathogenesis
    ADAM JONATHAN RATNER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..preterm birth, which is a major cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality, as well as acquisition of sexually transmitted diseases including human immunodeficiency virus...
  31. Immune Induction to Genital Herpes Simplex Virus 2
    Akiko Iwasaki; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..understanding obtained through the project will help to establish critical foundation with which to design immunological interventions and preventative measures against genital herpes and other deleterious sexually transmitted diseases.
  32. Barbershop-Based HIV/STD Risk Reduction for African American Young Men
    Loretta Sweet Jemmott; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and contextually competent, and gender-specific behavioral intervention to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV, among African American young men 18 to 24 years of age...
  33. Enhancement of Sexual Motivation
    Chana K Akins; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The current application is a preclinical model used to investigate how drugs of abuse alter sexual motivation. ..
  34. Targeting Dendritic Cell Subsets in Human Vagina to Elicit Local Immunity
    SangKon Oh; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..b>Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) cause high morbidity and mortality, and thus result in a major disease burden worldwide...
  35. Multidisciplinary approaches to reproductive health in global health context
    Xu Qian; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..high rates of maternal and child mortality and morbidity, reproductive tract infections and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS...
  36. Cohort study of mortality and morbidity in transgender persons
    Michael Goodman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will be carried out by a multidisciplinary team that includes experts in epidemiology of chronic and sexually transmitted diseases, mental disorders, and sexual minority health issues...
  37. The Elimination of Health Disparities through Translation Research
    Carol E Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..RESPECT has been shown to be efficacious in reducing sexual risk behaviors and the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in public STD clinics among ethnically and racially heterogeneous heterosexual adult (ages15-39)..
  38. Novel approaches to identify host genes required for Chlamydia pathogenesis
    Joanne N Engel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..trachomatis , is the major cause of non-congenital blindness in the third world and a leading cause of sexually transmitted diseases and non-congenital infertility in Western countries. C...
  39. Novel Cultivation Methods for the Domestication of Vaginal Bacteria
    DAVID NEAL FREDRICKS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Bacterial vaginosis affects 29% of women in the United States and is associated with increased risk of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV, preterm birth, pelvic inflammatory disease, and several other adverse outcomes...
  40. China's Integrated Programs for Research on AIDS
    Yiming Shao; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..05%) of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and rapid spread of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and well-developed infrastructure, China provides a unique opportunity to combat AIDS epidemic...
  41. Maternal Lifestyles Study Phase V
    Seetha Shankaran; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g. delinquency), psychopathology, risk-taking behavior (e.g., adolescent pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases)...
  42. HIV Transmission Cluster Analysis to Inform Prevention
    Hong Ha M Truong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..database that will harmonize an urban area's HIV/AIDS case registry with viral resistance and sexually transmitted diseases databases...
  43. Maternal Lifestyle Study Phase 5
    Barry M Lester; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..g. delinquency), psychopathology, risk-taking behavior (e.g., adolescent pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases)...
  44. Maternal Lifestyle Study Phase 5
    Henrietta S Bada; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g. delinquency), psychopathology, risk taking behavior (e.g., adolescent pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases)...
  45. Genomic Tools For Studying The Ecology Of The Human Vaginal Microflora
    Jacques Ravel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..by "undesirable" organisms including those responsible for bacterial vaginosis, yeast infections, sexually transmitted diseases and urinary tract infections...
  46. Maternal Lifestyle Study 12-15 Year Follow Up.
    Charles R Bauer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..delinquency), psychopathology and risk taking behaviors, (e.g. adolescent pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases)...
  47. San Antonio STI TM CRC
    JOEL BARRY BASEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..innovative multi-disciplinary research effort to investigate and prevent important emerging causes of sexually transmitted diseases. It combines basic and clinical strategies with behavioral and epidemiological analyses and ..
  48. Behavioral Drug and HIV Risk Reduction Counseling with MMT in China
    Marek C Chawarski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Their knowledge about HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases and blood borne viruses is very poor...
  49. Psychosocial Barriers to Engagement in Care in Young South African Women with HIV
    Rushina Cholera; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..exceptional integrated training in epidemiology, HIV, infectious diseases, and mental health to further her career goals as a physician-epidemiologist studying HIV infection and sexually transmitted diseases in resource-scarce settings.
  50. Methamphetamine Induced Neuroplasticity and Female Reproductive Health
    JESSICA AURORA MONG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the effect of METH in women is of great concern, when one considers the high correlation with sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV/AIDS and unplanned pregnancies...
  51. Sexual Partnerships Among African American Women
    Teaniese Latham Davis; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..represent only a quarter of the sexually experienced population, they represent nearly half of all new sexually transmitted diseases (STD)...
  52. Effects of alcohol intoxication and arousal on discounting and risk behavior
    TYLER BLAKE WRAY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..poses an especially potent risk for young adults due to the potential for exposure to HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (SAMHSA, 2007)...
  53. Induction of Immunity in Human Genital Tract: Effect of Intranasal Immunization
    Zina Moldoveanu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This information will be useful for the design of effective vaccination strategies against sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV...
  54. Partners for Strong, Healthy Families (PSHF)
    Frank H Galvan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Latinos are a population at high risk for sexually transmitted diseases and use of substances. Latino youth are 2.8 times more likely to contract chlamydia, 2.2 times more likely to contract gonorrhea, 2...
  55. Thermostable vaginal probiotic microbicide
    VICTOR BRONSHTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The development of topical microbicides represents a new and exciting field in the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases. Of these, application of live probiotic bacterial microbicides (PBM) represents a promising ..
  56. Transcytosis of IgG in Genital Infections
    Xiaoping Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    b>Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are among the most common infectious diseases in humans. Local immune responses, especially the mucosal immunoglobulins (Igs), provide the first line of defense against primary mucosal infections...
  57. Neurobehavioral Determinants of Adolescent Substance Use and HIV/STD Behaviors
    Brooks King-Casas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..engaging in unsafe sexual activity that together are the major proximal causes of drug addiction and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
  58. Violence Exposure and HIV Risk in Adolescent Women of Color
    HELEN WADSWORTH WILSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..estimates from the CDC indicate that nearly 50% of teenage African American girls are infected with sexually transmitted diseases, and African American women account for the largest proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women in the ..
  59. Microbicide Loaded Nanocarriers for Topical Delivery in HIV/AIDS Prevention
    BI BOTTI CELESTIN YOUAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It is anticipated that knowledge gained from this work may be applicable to other microbicides and to other sexually transmitted diseases or human diseases.
  60. Antiviral CTL mobilization to the genital mucosa
    Akiko Iwasaki; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..understanding obtained through the project will help to establish critical foundation with which to design immunological interventions and preventative measures against genital herpes and other deleterious sexually transmitted diseases.
  61. Methamphetamine enhances the motivation for female rat sexual behavior
    MARY KATHERINE HOLDER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..is that it dramatically increases sexual libido, which has been linked to a rise in the rate of sexually transmitted diseases and unplanned pregnancies...
  62. Drug Abuse Trajectories in the Transition to Adulthood: Risk Factors and Outcomes
    Amelia M Arria; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..e., drug abuse, mental disorders, and sexually transmitted diseases)...
  63. Mucus Penetrating Nanoparticles for Vaginal Drug Delivery
    Justin Hanes; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and user-acceptability, of microbicides now being developed for protection against AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. Nanoparticles now used for mucosal drug delivery are mucophilic and bind tightly to mucus gels...
  64. PHYSIOLOGIC CHARACTERISTICS OF TREPONEMA PALLIDUM
    Steven Norris; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Although the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases would be expected to decrease with changing sexual behavior as a result of the AIDS epidemic, the ..
  65. HIV RISK REDUCTION FOR INCARCERATED WOMEN
    TED BRASFIELD; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  66. IMPACT OF SOCIAL NETWORKS ON SYPHILIS TRANSMISSION
    Anne Rompalo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..BCHD), the investigators will recruit between 400 and 1200 patients who present to the BCHD Sexually transmitted Diseases (STD) clinics for evaluation and treatment of primary and/or secondary stage syphilis...
  67. INFECTIOUS ETIOLOGY TESTICULAR CANCER
    Loren Lipworth; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..men, as well as from studies indicating a relation between testicular cancer and history of sexually transmitted diseases. Direct epidemiologic evidence regarding the role of sexually transmitted infectious agents in ..
  68. ECTOPY, HORMONAL CONTRACEPTION AND STD'S IN ADOLESCENTS
    Ligia Peralta; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Adolescents are at high risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), which can have serious consequences for their future health and fertility, and which can increase their vulnerability to HIV infection...
  69. INITIATING CONTRACEPTION IN AN STD CLINIC SETTING
    Judith Shlay; Fiscal Year: 1999
    Integration of contraceptive care and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) services for women at high risk for both unplanned pregnancy and STD has the potential of improving overall reproductive health care...
  70. Innate Resistance to Mucosal HSV Infection in Humans
    Christine M Posavad; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is the major cause of genital herpes, one of the most frequent sexually transmitted diseases. With an estimated US seroprevalence rate of 17% among 14-49 years olds, and the recognition of ..
  71. Acylovir to prevent HIV acquisition in HSV-2+persons
    Connie Celum; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Herpes simplex type-2 (HSV-2) is the primary cause of genital ulcers, and one of the most prevalent sexually transmitted diseases worldwide...
  72. Rapid Point-of-Care Diagnostic Test for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea
    DAVID DOLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Chlamydia and gonorrhea are the first and second most frequently reported sexually transmitted diseases in the United States, and around the World...
  73. HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS GENE EXPRESSION
    THOMAS BROKER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) cause the most prevalent sexually transmitted diseases of viral etiology. Infections are either subclinical or manifested as benign papillomas and condylomata...
  74. INTERNATIONAL VACCINE PROGRAM
    Jean Pape; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Since 1980 this unit has conducted studies of infantile diarrhea, typhoid fever, sexually transmitted diseases, leprosy, tuberculosis, and particularly HIV infection and AIDS...
  75. BIOGENESIS OF THE CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS VACUOLE
    Joanne Engel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    DESCRIPTION (Adapted from the Applicant's Abstract): Chlamydia trachomatis is the leading cause of sexually transmitted diseases in this country and a major cause of blindness in third world countries...
  76. DRUG USE AND HIV RISK AMONG YOUTH
    Samuel Friedman; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..many such youth engage in unprotected sex with multiple partners and that they have very high rates of sexually transmitted diseases. We need to know which youth are most likely to have sex with IDUs and crack smokers, and thus to be ..
  77. Stampidine: A Novel Broad-Spectrum Anti-HIV Microbicide
    OSMOND D CRUZ; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..currently being investigated are directed mainly at preventing pregnancy as well as protection against sexually transmitted diseases. The availability of a non-spermicidal microbicide is equally important for (i) sexually active women ..
  78. Pathogenesis of persistent C. trachomatis STDs
    DEBORAH ANNE DEAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) is the leading cause of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) in the developed and developing world...
  79. MENTAL HEALTH AND BEHAVIOR IN ADOLESCENT STD PREVENTION
    Lydia Shrier; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..goals are to develop and evaluate adolescent-specific interventions to reduce sexual risk behavior and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...