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A misleading false-negative result using Neisseria gonorrhoeae opa MGB multiplex PCR assay in patient's rectal sample due to partial mutations of the opa gene.
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:26:02 +0100 | New Microbiologica
We report a case of a potential false-negative diagnosis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae due to mutations of DNA sequence in the probe region of opa-MGB assay of the rectal sample. The patient did not suffer any discomfort as diagnosis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in his urine sample had already led to treatment by prescribing the patient with Ceftriaxone 500 mg IV dissolved in 1 ml lidocaine 2% and 4 mL saline. The patient also received a prescription for Azithromycin (2x 500 mg).
IJERPH, Vol. 12, Pages 7585-7592: Seminal Shedding of CMV and HIV Transmission among Men Who Have Sex with Men
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 | International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
As in many urban areas in the United States, the largest burden of the HIV epidemic in San Diego is borne by men who have sex with men (MSM). Using data from well-characterized HIV transmitting and non-transmitting partner pairs of MSM in San Diego, we calculated the population attributable risk (PAR) of HIV transmissions for different co-infections common among MSM in this area. We found that over a third of HIV transmissions could be potentially attributed to genital shedding of cytomegalovirus (CMV) (111 transmission events), compared to 21% potentially attributed to bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STI) (62 events) and 17% to herpes simplex virus type-2 (HSV-2) (51 events). Although our study cannot infer causality between the described associations and is limited in sample s...
Engineering immunity in the mucosal niche against sexually transmitted infections
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 | Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology
The mucosal surfaces of the genital tract are the site of entry to over 30 different bacterial, parasitic, and viral pathogens that are the cause of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV. Women and adolescent girls are more severely impacted by STIs than men due in part to a greater biological susceptibility for acquiring infections and differences in disease sequelae. While it is widely accepted that preventative vaccines against the most commonly transmitted STIs would have a major impact on decreasing the global health burden of STIs for women worldwide, several challenges preclude their development. The female genital tract is a complex niche of microflora, hormonal influences, and immune tissues and cells that result in a mucosal immune system that is distinct from othe...
Tanzania: Glaser in Middle of Aids Fight in Tanzania
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:46:11 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[EA Business] Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiatives (AGPAHI) provides technical assistance to and acts as a capacity building partner to the government in improving and enhancing HIV and AIDS related services. AGPAHI works to implement three HIV and AIDS related programs with funding support from PEPFAR through CDC and USAID. AGPAHI's Executive Director, LAUREAN R. BWANAKUNU recently talked to East African Business Week's ANDREW ZABLON about their activities. Below are (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Botswana: Schooling Slashes HIV Rates
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:56:37 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[SciDev.Net] Increasing secondary school attendance in Botswana slashed HIV infection rates of adults, with the greatest drop among women, a study finds. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Nigeria: HIV Patients Cry Out Over Lack of Drugs Due to Workers Strike
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:42:49 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[Daily Trust] Osogbo -People living with HIV/AIDS in Osun state have cried out for help as their conditions were deteriorating due to their inability to access their drugs from government hospitals in the state as a result of the on-going strike by the civil servants. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Namibia: Struggling, but Holding Their Heads High
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:47:46 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[Namibian] THE morning sun streaming through the yellow curtains paints the hallway with gold. All is peaceful and the silence is only broken by the steady hum of sewing machines as four women working at the Karas Huisen crafts centre busy themselves with handwork for themselves and their children. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Uganda: 10 Percent Mbale Teens Use Condoms Correctly
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:41:37 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[Monitor] Mbale -A new report on HIV/Aids prevalence in Mbale Municipality shows that nine per cent of teenagers are involved in sex before age of 15 and only 10 per cent can use condoms properly. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Uganda: 60,000 Men Circumcised in Anti-HIV Drive
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:32:46 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[Monitor] Kampala -At least 60,000 men have been circumcised in the last five years since the launch of Safe Male Circumcision to fight HIV/Aids infections under a project coordinated at Makerere University. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Uganda: Benefits of ARVs Outweigh the Risks
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:03:44 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[Monitor] There are fears associated with Anti-Retroviral (ARVs) drugs. And one of them is the association between ARVs and non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. So is this true? (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)