Trichomonas vaginalis genital infections: progress and challenges.

@article{Bachmann2011TrichomonasVG,
  title={Trichomonas vaginalis genital infections: progress and challenges.},
  author={Laura Hinkle Bachmann and Marcia M. Hobbs and Arlene C. Se{\~n}a and Jack D. Sobel and Jane R. Schwebke and John N. Krieger and R Scott McClelland and Kimberly Workowski},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2011},
  volume={53 Suppl 3},
  pages={S160-72}
}
Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) infection is the most prevalent curable sexually transmitted infection in the United States and worldwide. Most TV infections are asymptomatic, and the accurate diagnosis of this infection has been limited by lack of sufficiently sensitive and specific diagnostic tests, particularly for men. To provide updates for the 2010 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, a PubMed search was conducted of all TV literature… CONTINUE READING
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