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Patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) often require red blood cell (RBC) transfusion for clinical complications, so may be exposed to transfusion-transmitted infections (TTIs). The prevalence of markers for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and B (HBV), human T-cell lymphotropic virus (HTLV-1/2), Chagas disease, and syphilis in an SCD cohort in Brazil were studied.
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Adolescents have a higher incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) than persons of older age groups. The WHO emphasises the need to adopt specific and comprehensive prevention programmes ai...
Sexually transmitted infections (STI) significantly impact the health of sexually active people, especially young people, and can cause sexual dysfunction, infertility, increased transmission of HIV, ...
The HIV trend among female sex workers (FSWs) is understudied. We assessed the prevalence and trend of HIV and five other STIs among FSWs in Iran.
A point-of-care laboratory (POC) was set at North Hospital, Marseille, France for the diagnosis in less than two hours of sexually transmitted infections caused by known pathogens, close t...
There has been an increase in incidence in sexually transmitted infections in HIV infected patients in the last years. In this study the investigators will prospectively evaluate the preva...
In this study we seek to register the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STI) among people attending the Sexual Assault Centre in Oslo, Norway. The main aim of this study is to...
This trial randomizes young Mexican American and African American women with a sexually transmitted infection to a behavioral intervention (3 three hour weekly sessions) versus control wit...
Investigators are sponsoring the Multicenter human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted infections Prevention Network Study (STIPnet) which is funded by Janssen, Pharmaceu...
Infections of the genital tract in females or males. They can be caused by endogenous, iatrogenic, or sexually transmitted organisms.
Viral diseases which are transmitted or propagated by sexual conduct.
Bacterial diseases transmitted or propagated by sexual conduct.
A branch of medicine which deals with sexually transmitted disease.
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by a member of the ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS genus, HEPATITIS B VIRUS. It is primarily transmitted by parenteral exposure, such as transfusion of contaminated blood or blood products, but can also be transmitted via sexual or intimate personal contact.
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 ...