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Partner notification is an important component of public health test and treat interventions. To enhance this essential function, we assessed the potential for molecular methods to supplement routine partner notification and corroborate HIV networks.
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Name: Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)
Population-level effects of chlamydia control strategies on chlamydia transmission dynamics are difficult to quantify. In this study, we calibrated a novel sex- and age-stratified pair-formation trans...
Effective partner notification and partner treatment are essential to prevent reinfection with Chlamydia trachomatis. For this reason we investigated the possibilities for patient-initiated partner th...
Partner notification services (PNS) remain the backbone of syphilis control. The popularity of internet-based apps to meet sex partners among early syphilis (ES) patients may hinder the success of PNS...
Timely notification of infectious diseases is crucial for prompt response by public health services. Adequate notification systems facilitate timely notification. A systematic literature review was pe...
Diagnosis of acute HIV infection (AHI) presents an opportunity to prevent HIV transmission during a highly infectious period. Disclosure is important during AHI as a means to facilitate safer sex prac...
This study will determine whether assisted partner notification services (APS) can identify and link to care, the sexual and needle-sharing partners of HIV-infected and HIV/hepatitis C (HC...
This study is designed to try to find the best method of partner notification and treatment for partners of women with trichomonas
The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of partner notification by general practice nurses with referral to a specialist clinic for people with genital chlamydia diagnos...
- In the formative stage of the project, we have investigated through qualitative and quantitative studies to identify a potential intervention to promote partner referral for s...
The University of Washington has received funding to conduct a proof-of-concept trial to assess the impact of suppression of genital herpes on HIV infectiousness. This study (the Partners...
A pattern of assaultive and coercive behavior by an individual against their partner or spouse that may include physical injury, psychological abuse, sexual assault, progressive isolation, stalking, deprivation, intimidation, and reproductive coercion.
The leveraging of collective wisdom within an organization as a catalyst to increase responsiveness and innovation.
Notification or reporting by a physician or other health care provider of the occurrence of specified contagious diseases such as tuberculosis and HIV infections to designated public health agencies. The United States system of reporting notifiable diseases evolved from the Quarantine Act of 1878, which authorized the US Public Health Service to collect morbidity data on cholera, smallpox, and yellow fever; each state in the US has its own list of notifiable diseases and depends largely on reporting by the individual health care provider. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Reporting to parents or guardians about care to be provided to a minor (MINORS).
The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens. When transmission is within the same species, the mode can be horizontal or vertical (INFECTIOUS DISEASE TRANSMISSION, VERTICAL).
AIDS and HIV
AIDS; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. HIV; Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV infection causes AIDS. HIV infection also causes the production of anti-HIV antibodies, which forms the test for HIV in patients. People who have the HIV antibodies are ...
Collaborations in biotechnology
Commercial and academic collaborations are used throughout the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector to enhance research and product development. Collaborations can take the form of research and evaluation agreements, licensing, partnerships etc. ...
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