• that with dissemination of the guidelines everyone who tests positive to HIV is automatically eligible for treatment, all at risk of contracting HIV infection are to be offered antiretroviral drugs as prevention, all on treatment are entitled to at least one viral load test per year, and greater emphasis will be placed on. (avac.org)
  • At quarterly visits for up to 30 months, participants completed structured interviews and specimens were collected for genital tract infection testing. (nih.gov)
  • Ever since its discovery in 1836 by the French medical doctor and microbiologist, Alfred F. Donné, the sexually transmitted obligate extracellular mucosal parasite Trichomonas vaginalis ( TV ) has progressively grown, rather sluggishly, from a perceived insignificant commensal to an important pathogen, inducing significant health sequelae in both men and women, and with adverse pregnancy outcomes. (bmj.com)
  • Infection can cause problems in pregnancy and delivery. (ca.gov)
  • The study was done to assess the magnitude and associated risk factors of T. vaginalis infection from December to May, 2011/2012. (hindawi.com)
  • 1 , 2 Some of the most recent developments in our understanding of TV pathobiology include its epidemiological association with HIV over and above high-risk members of the population in terms of exposure to sexually transmitted infections (STI), 2 , 3 and a positive association with aggressive prostate cancers. (bmj.com)
  • The attributable risk of T. vaginalis infection associated with low birth weight weight in blacks was 11% compared with 1.6% in Hispanics and 1.5% in whites. (nih.gov)
  • ter Muelen J , Mgaya HN , Chang-Claude J , Luande J , Mtiro H , Mhina M , Risk factors for HIV infection in gynaecological inpatients in Dar Es Salaam Tanzania, 1988-1990. (cdc.gov)
  • To reduce your risk of getting this infection, always use a condom during sex. (merckmanuals.com)
  • The infection may increase the risk of early labour and low birth weight in the baby. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • To investigate the impact on sexual behaviour and sexually transmitted infections (STI) of a comprehensive community-led intervention programme for reducing sexual risk among female sex workers (FSW) in Mysore, India. (nih.gov)
  • The researchers conclude that although their study could be limited by reporting biases and the small sample, it demonstrates that young people's "poor ability to assess a partner's behavior is associated with increased risk" of STD infection. (guttmacher.org)
  • Subjects will undergo an audio computer assisted self- interview (ACASI), and will self-collect vaginal swabs for Trichomonas testing by InPouch and NAAT, Gram stain testing, and a future microbiome specimen. (clinicaltrials.gov)