Non-HPV Perianal and Anorectal Sexually Transmitted Viral Infections
This article reviews the epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of common viral infections of the perianal skin and anorectum including herpes simplex virus, human immune deficiency virus, and molluscum contagiosum. Human papilloma virus infection is reviewed in the subsequent article. [...] Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents | Abstract | Full text
[Premium Times] The Coalition of Civil Society Network for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria has said that increased funding for curative and preventive intervention for HIV/AIDS will give rise to zero level response in Nigeria.
[VOA] Kenyan authorities have begun a mass vaccination of girls against the human papilloma virus, HPV, which causes cervical cancer. According to the World Health Organization, the East Africa region has the highest rate of cervical cancer in the world.
Authors: García SD, Sorhuet-Pereira C, Perazzi BE, Losada ME, Cabellos Astorga G, Casco RH, Vay CA, Mollerach ME, Famiglietti ÁMR Abstract During the periods 2000-2004 and 2014-2015, Neisseria meningitidis was investigated in men who have sex with men, 1143 and 544 respectively, who consulted in the sexually-transmitted disease program. Prevalence, serogroup distribution and susceptibility to antibiotics were determined. Pharyngeal, rectal and urethral swabs were cultivated on selective Thayer-Martin modified medium. The identification was performed by biochemical tests and mass spectrometry by MALDI-...
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Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: The Brazilian Journal of Infectious DiseasesAuthor(s): Changyuan Wang, Li Wei, Weilin Chu, Haiyang Yu, Xinjuan Yu, Chunxia LiAbstractHost immunogenetic setting is involved in the regulation of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and development of condyloma acuminatum (CA). We investigated the correlation of two common single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) (−607C/A and −137G/C) of IL-18 with the susceptibility of CA in a large Chinese cohort. Out of 408 CA patients analyzed, 300 had HPV infection transmitted through sexual contact (SC) and 108 through ...
Viruses, Vol. 11, Pages 966: Persistent Infection with Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and Alzheimer’s Disease—A Call to Study How Variability in Both Virus and Host may Impact Disease Viruses doi: 10.3390/v11100966 Authors: Colleen A. Mangold Moriah L. Szpara Increasing attention has focused on the contributions of persistent microbial infections with the manifestation of disease later in life, including neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Current data has shown the presence of herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) in regions of the brain that are impacted by AD in elderly indivi...
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[WHO] Mombasa, 18 October 2019 - With President Uhuru Kenyatta leading the way, Kenya today joins an increasing number of African countries taking a vital step against a common cause of death among women - in the country and the region - by introducing the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine against cervical cancer into its routine immunization schedule.
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Of 27 neonates with herpes simplex virus, DNAemia was observed in 100% with disseminated disease, 57% with central nervous system disease and 28% with skin, eye, mouth disease, suggesting DNAemia occurs frequently in these infants. Herpes simplex virus culture and polymerase chain reaction were performed on surface specimens from 13/27 infants, and ~50% tested positive only by polymerase chain reaction, suggesting the superiority of this technique.