Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaginal swabs more reliable than urine for STI testing

Vaginal sampling should be the initial choice offered to patients undergoing testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and/or trichomoniasis, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published in the March/April issue of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Reducing the impacts of chlamydia in Australia

We need to do more to prevent and manage chlamydia in Australia, argues a new Perspective article led by Burnet Institute and published in the Medical Journal of Australia on November 7.

Medical research

Chlamydia's stealthy cloaking device identified

Chlamydia, the leading cause of sexually transmitted bacterial infections, evades detection and elimination inside human cells by use of a cloaking device. But Duke University researchers have grasped the hem of that invisibility ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

STD cases in the US spiked during pandemic

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic kept people isolated at home, sexually transmitted disease (STDs) cases increased across the United States.

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