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Anal human papillomavirus infection and associated neoplastic lesions in men who have sex with men: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Men who have sex with men (MSM) are at greatly increased risk of human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated anal cancer. Screening for the presumed cancer precursor, high-grade analExpand
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A randomized, blinded, controlled trial investigating the gastrointestinal health effects of drinking water quality.
A double-blinded, randomized, controlled trial was carried out in in Melbourne, Australia, to determine the contribution of drinking water to gastroenteritis. Melbourne is one of the few major citiesExpand
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Genital warts in young Australians five years into national human papillomavirus vaccination programme: national surveillance data
Objective To measure the effect on genital warts of the national human papillomavirus vaccination programme in Australia, which started in mid-2007. Design Trend analysis of national surveillanceExpand
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Etiologies of nongonococcal urethritis: bacteria, viruses, and the association with orogenital exposure.
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present study was to determine pathogens and behaviors associated with nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) and the usefulness of the urethral smear in predicting the presenceExpand
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Escherichia coli and Community-acquired Gastroenteritis, Melbourne, Australia
Atypical strains of enteropathogenic E. coli are a leading cause of gastroenteritis in Melbourne.
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High recurrence rates of bacterial vaginosis over the course of 12 months after oral metronidazole therapy and factors associated with recurrence.
BACKGROUND We wished to determine recurrences of bacterial vaginosis (BV) after treatment over the course of 12 months and to establish factors associated with recurrence. METHODS Women withExpand
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Varicella-zoster virus epidemiology--a changing scene?
Chickenpox is a relatively mild disease in healthy children but may be life threatening in immuno-suppressed patents, neonates, and normal adults, especially smokers-for whom the risk of varicellaExpand
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Impact of text and email messaging on the sexual health of young people: a randomised controlled trial
Objective To carry out a randomised controlled trial on the effect of a new method of health promotion—email and mobile phone text messages (short messaging service (SMS))—on young people's sexualExpand
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Case-control studies of sporadic cryptosporidiosis in Melbourne and Adelaide, Australia.
Few studies have assessed risk factors for sporadic cryptosporidiosis in industrialized countries, even though it may be numerically more common than outbreaks of disease. We carried out case-controlExpand
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Population-level impact and herd effects following human papillomavirus vaccination programmes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programmes were first implemented in several countries worldwide in 2007. We did a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the population-levelExpand
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