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Are we headed for a resurgence of the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men?
HIV remains a critical health issue for men who have sex with men (MSM). In the United States, an estimated 365,000 to 535,000 MSM are living with HIV, and 42% of new HIV infections occur in thisExpand
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The transmission dynamics of gonorrhoea: modelling the reported behaviour of infected patients from Newark, New Jersey.
A survey of the sexual behaviour of gonorrhoea patients in Newark was undertaken to evaluate parameters within a model of gonorrhoea transmission. Modelling work aimed to explain observedExpand
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Increase in endocervical CD4 lymphocytes among women with nonulcerative sexually transmitted diseases.
To assess associations of nonulcerative sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-susceptible leukocytes on female genital mucosa, cervicovaginal specimens from 32Expand
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Findings From STD Screening of Adolescents and Adults Entering Corrections Facilities: Implications for STD Control Strategies
Background Persons entering corrections facilities are at high risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) because of risky sexual behavior and lack of access to routine screening. Goal The goal ofExpand
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Vibrio infections on the Gulf Coast: results of first year of regional surveillance. Gulf Coast Vibrio Working Group.
In 1989, the first year of coordinated Vibrio surveillance in four Gulf Coast states (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Texas), 121 infections were reported. These included 34 V. parahaemolyticus, 30Expand
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Decline in sexually transmitted disease prevalence in female Bolivian sex workers: impact of an HIV prevention project
Objective:To implement an HIV prevention intervention among female commercial sex workers (CSW), and to monitor key outcomes using routinely collected clinical and laboratory data.Expand
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Screening HIV-Infected Women for Cervical Cancer in Thailand: Findings From a Demonstration Project
Objectives: Although cervical cancer is an AIDS-defining illness, few HIV-infected women are routinely screened for cervical cancer in Thailand. We screened HIV-infected women for cervical cancer asExpand
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Estimated incidence and prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infections in the United States, 1996.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Because genital Chlamydia trachomatis infections and their sequelae have a major impact on individuals and the health care system, it is important to periodically updateExpand
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Waterborne disease outbreaks, 1986-1988.
From 1986 to 1988, 24 states and Puerto Rico reported 50 outbreaks of illness due to water that people intended to drink, affecting 25,846 persons. The protozoal parasite Giardia lamblia was theExpand
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