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CDC issues interim guidance on congenital Zika infectionNew interim guidance from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) emphasizes the need for standard screening and monitoring of infants with possible congenital Zika virus infection plus hearing screening and specific testing and evaluation in three clinical scenarios. Plus: Are at-risk women commonly tested for rectal gonorrhea, chlamydia? Also: According to a study, ovarian cancer may originate in fallopian tubes.
Vaginal self-sampling for STIsA self-sampling device being used in Canada is receiving high marks from patients.
AAP issues advice on screening teens for STIsNew screening recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics aim to protect adolescents and young adults from nonviral sexually transmitted infections and their sequelae by promoting early diagnosis and treatment.
Drug-resistant disease re-emerge, gain strengthKey concerns regarding infectious diseases with cutaneous manifestations include the expanding reach of infections formerly thought rare and exotic, experts say. Meanwhile, they add, some infections rarely seen stateside in recent years are resurging.
Drug-resistant superbugs ‘urgent threat’ to United StatesA new report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says millions of Americans are at risk from drug-resistant superbugs that cause gonorrhea, C. difficile, and carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE).
Drug-resistant superbugs ‘urgent threat’ to U.S.A new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says millions of Americans are at risk from drug-resistant superbugs that cause gonorrhea, C. difficile, and carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.
Sexually transmitted infections in adolescentsTo optimize treatment and prevent sequelae of STIs in adolescents, screening and diagnosis must be tailored to their unique needs.
What to do about multidrug-resistant gonorrheaGonorrhea continues to be a major US public health problem in terms of its prevalence as week as the lack of effective treatments available.
What to do about multidrug-resistant gonorrheaGonorrhea, caused by the bacterium, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, continues to be a major US public health problem in terms of its prevalence as well as the lack of effective treatments available.
Study raises concern over cefixime failure rate for gonorrheaResearchers examining the effectiveness of cefixime in the treatment of gonorrhea found a relatively high treatment failure rate, raising concern that gonorrhea may become untreatable, according to results published Jan. 9 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.