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HIV and sexually transmitted infection risk behaviors and beliefs among Black West Indian immigrants and US-born Blacks.
OBJECTIVES We compared Black West Indian immigrants' and US-born Blacks' sexual and drug-use risk behaviors and their beliefs related to using condoms and informing partners of sexually transmittedExpand
Quantitative bacteriology of the vaginal flora.
Quantitative bacteriology was performed on vaginal secretions from healthy adult women. The analysis included a single sample from 17 college students and 35 samples from five volunteers collected atExpand
Bacterial vaginosis in lesbians: a sexually transmitted disease.
Sexual transmission of bacterial vaginosis (BV), a common syndrome in sexually active women, has not been previously established. Because no male counterpart for BV has been found, a population ofExpand
Effect of treatment regimens for Neisseria gonorrhoeae on simultaneous infection with Chlamydia trachomatis.
We evaluated the effect of treatment of gonorrhea on simultaneous Chlamydia trachomatis infection by randomly assigning 293 heterosexual men and 246 heterosexual women with gonorrhea to receive oneExpand
Association of Streptococcus bovis bacteremia with bowel disease.
We reviewed the medical records of 19 patients who had Streptococcus bovis bacteremia. Eight patients had diverticulosis, four had benign adenomatous colonic polyps, and three had adenocarcinomas ofExpand
Tetracycline prophylaxis in families of cholera patients.
The evaluation of tetracycline as a chemoprophylactic agent for cholera is described. Families of cholera patients were divided into 4 groups by strict rotation. The first group received multivitaminExpand
The genital mycoplasmas.
IT has been seven years since human infections with genital mycoplasmas were reviewed in these pages.1 Interest in these organisms has increased considerably with a corresponding increase in our kn...
HIV infection, genital ulcer disease, and crack cocaine use among patients attending a clinic for sexually transmitted diseases.
BACKGROUND Recently there has been a rise in genital ulcer disease (GUD) in urban minority heterosexuals in the United States. The impact of these increased GUD rates on HIV transmission patterns inExpand
Azithromycin for empirical treatment of the nongonococcal urethritis syndrome in men. A randomized double-blind study.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the use of single-dose azithromycin for empirical treatment of nongonococcal urethritis. DESIGN Randomized, double-blind, multicenter trial comparing azithromycin vsExpand
A Randomized, Double-Blind Study Comparing Single-Dose Rifalazil With Single-Dose Azithromycin for the Empirical Treatment of Nongonococcal Urethritis in Men
Objectives: To determine the safety and effectiveness of single-dose rifalazil, a new rifamycin, for the treatment of nongonococcal urethritis (NGU). Study Design: Randomized, double-blind trialExpand