Category Archives: rectal chlamydia

  1. Denial of Risk Behavior Does Not Exclude Asymptomatic Anorectal Sexually Transmitted Infection in HIV-Infected Men

    via PLoS ONE, by Edward R. Cachay, Amy Sitapati, Joseph Caperna, Kellie Freeborn, Joseph T. Lonergan, Edward Jocson, William C. Mathews, for the Owen Clinic Study GroupBackground:The Centers for Disease Control recommend screening for asymptomatic sexually transmitted infection (STI) among HIV-infected men when there is self-report of unprotected anal-receptive exposure. The study goals were: (1) to estimate the Read More >>

    anal gonorrhoea, anal health, anal sex, gay men, rectal chlamydia, STI
  2. High prevalence of anal chlamydia in Swiss HIV-positive gay men

    via Aidsmap, by Michael Carter A large proportion of HIV-positive gay men in Switzerland have anorectal infection with chlamydia, investigators report in the November15th edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases. The researchers suggest that undiagnosed anal chlamydia infections could be contributing to the continued spread of HIV amongst gay men in Switzerland. Gay and other men who have Read More >>

    2008 National Gay Men's Health Summit, anal health, rectal chlamydia
  3. IRMA NIGERIA holds Microbicides Sensitization Forum

    SENSITIZATION PROGRAM FOR HIV/AIDS SUPPORT GROUP, SEX WORKERS AND SOME HEALTH WORKERS IN ALIMOSHO LOCAL GOVERNMENT, LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA. IRMA NIGERIA organized a sensitization program on Microbicides development on the 6th of June, 2009. Report by Kadiri AuduIRMA Steering Committee member Attendance: HIV/AIDS Support group 32 people Sex workers 20 people Health workers 9 people Total 61 Read More >>

    advocacy, Africa, IRMA Nigeria, Kadiri Audu, men, Nigeria, rectal chlamydia, vaginal microbicide, women
  4. CROI – Sex Gels Show Protection in Women, Monkeys; plus PrEP news

    via Bloomberg A vaginal gel made by Indevus Pharmaceuticals Inc. showed first signs that such a product might protect women from the AIDS virus. Women who used the gel were 30 percent less likely to become infected with the virus than those using no gel or an unmedicated product, said Salim Abdool Karim, a Columbia University researcher Read More >>

    behavioral research, CROI, new prevention technologies, PrEP, rectal chlamydia, research, sexual behavior, vaginal microbicide
  5. Rectal chlamydia – A reservoir of undiagnosed infection in MSM.

    abstract via PubMed Annan NT, Sullivan A, Nori A, Naydenova P, Alexander S, McKenna A, Azadian B, Mandalia S, Rossi M, Ward H, Nwokolo N. Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom. OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence of rectal chlamydia infection in a cohort of men who have sex with men (MSM) and the proportion Read More >>

    anal health, anal sex, gay men, MSM, rectal chlamydia, research