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OBJECTIVE To identify factors associated with subsequent sexually transmitted infection (STI) (within 1 year of initial infection) due to Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Trichomonas vaginalis. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING A sexually transmitted diseases clinic and four community-based primary care clinics for adolescents. (More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the feasibility and acceptability of collecting data on sexual practices, knowledge, attitudes and perception of risk with regard to HIV and STD infection in two clinic populations. DESIGN A cross sectional survey carried out between June and July 1992. SETTING An urban and a rural health centre in western Kenya. SUBJECTS One(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Though human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA can be detected in the majority of condylomata acuminata, the major capsid protein of HPV (L1 protein) can be detected in only 10% to 50% of lesions in immunohistochemical assays. GOAL OF STUDY To evaluate the association between anatomic location of genital HPV infections and the ability to(More)
Infection with Sporothrix schenckii causes a localized lymphocutaneous disease in the immunocompetent host, while it frequently results in disseminated disease in the immunocompromised patient. There are a growing number of reports of S. schenckii infection in the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected population, where the disease usually starts as a(More)
Immunohistochemical assays for human papillomavirus (HPV) L1 protein, using antiserum directed against the L1 major capsid protein of bovine papillomavirus (anti-BPV serum), were performed on 101 condylomata acuminata biopsy samples from 47 men (40 of whom had intact cell mediated immunity [CMI], and 7 with conditions known to cause CMI defects), and 54(More)
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