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Spectrum of skin disorders in human immunodeficiency virus‐infected patients in Singapore and the relationship to CD4 lymphocyte counts
Background Skin disorders are extremely common and cause significant morbidity in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)‐infected individuals. There are few data on their prevalence and association with… Expand
A comparative study of cervical cytology, colposcopy and PCR for HPV in female sex workers in Singapore
This study examined the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in a cohort of female sex workers in Singapore. HPV infection was diagnosed by clinical examination, Papanicolaou (Pap)… Expand
Seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus-1 and -2 in attendees of a sexually transmitted infection clinic in Singapore.
- C. Theng, P. Sen, Tze-Wei M Chio, H. H. Tan, M. L. Wong, R. Chan
- Sexual health
- 7 December 2006
BACKGROUND We studied the seroprevalance of HSV (herpes simplex virus)-1 and HSV-2 in outpatient attendees of a sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinic in Singapore and examined their knowledge… Expand
Sexually transmitted infections in Asia and the Pacific—an epidemiological snapshot
- R. Chan
- Sexually Transmitted Infections
- 1 December 2011
This article provides a short summary of the current status of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)/HIV epidemiology in the Asia-Pacific region. Information was requested from WHO as well as from… Expand
Urinary tract infections in patients with diabetes mellitus.
We have endeavoured to determine whether there is any difference in the bacteriological pattern of UTI and the antibiotic sensitivity patterns of the pathogens concerned between diabetic and… Expand
An open label comparative study of azithromycin and doxycycline in the treatment of non-gonococcal urethritis in males and Chlamydia trachomatis cervicitis in female sex workers in an STD clinic in…
AIM OF STUDY The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and microbiological efficacy of a single 1 gram dose of azithromycin against 1 week of doxycycline at 100 mg twice a day in the… Expand
Gonorrhoea treatment failure and ciprofloxacin resistance
Summary: Ciprofloxacin-resistant strains of Neisseria gonorrhoeae have been on the increase over the past few years in Singapore and worldwide. The aim of this study is to correlate treatment… Expand
Determinants of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Coinfection in Heterosexual Adolescents Attending the National Public Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic in Singapore
Background Amidst recent trends in rising rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea among Singaporean adolescents, there are limited data on risk factors associated with these infections that may inform… Expand
A knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices (KABP) survey on HIV infection and AIDS among doctors and dental surgeons in Singapore.
- R. Chan, L. Khoo, C. Goh, M. Lam
- Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
- 1 September 1997
An anonymous postal questionnaire survey studying the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection was conducted among all registered medical and dental… Expand
Staphylococcus aureus and topical fusidic acid use: results of a clinical audit on antimicrobial resistance
Fusidic acid (FA) resistance in Staphylococcus aureus poses a problem for treating systemic methicillin‐resistant S. aureus infection, in which FA may otherwise remain a viable option. It can also… Expand