The Reemergence of Syphilis
This article reviews the history of syphilis, including the unethical studies undertaken in the past; current epidemiology; treatme nt guidelines; and strategies to reduce new infections.
Authors: Ruini C, Nasifoglu S, Sattler E, Prinz J, Flaig MJ PMID: 32974717 [PubMed - in process]
Publication date: Available online 23 September 2020Source: IDCasesAuthor(s): Nicola P. O’Connor, Blanca E. Gonzalez, Frank P. Esper, Joan Tamburro, Kamran Kadkhoda, Charles B. Foster
CONCLUSION: Targeted antiviral treatment and secondary recurrence prophylaxis prevent vision loss of the retina prior to immune recovery. PMID: 32966142 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusions: The demonstration project was successful. The results were used to discontinue funding for a less effective HIV screening program, continue demonstration project activities with other funds, and make policy changes so that extragenital screening for chlamydia/gonorrhea is now the standard at Louisiana clinics that serve gay and bisexual men and transgender persons.
We present a case of a chancre presenting on the lip of a nonimmunocompromised 55-year-old male patient with immunohistochemical confirmation.
Discussion Oral ulcers are common problems seen by dentists but pediatricians also see them. Usually families have are concerned because they are painful and acute. Ulcers are sometime noticed by the physician and not the family as in the case of herpangina or hand-foot and mouth disease. Chronic or recurrent ulcerations present less commonly and therefore it may be more difficult to determine their etiology. Many of the systemic disease causes of oral ulcers are overall infrequent and/or not common in the pediatric age range. Ulcers can be classified in several ways but acute ulcers are usually painful and last less tha...
Syphilis has seen an increased incidence in recent years and can have serious and irreversible consequences if left un-diagnosed and untreated. This case report describes a presentation of syphilis and acute k...
[Diagnosis and treatment of syphilis : Update of the S2k guidelines 2020 of the German STI Society (DSTIG) in cooperation with the following specialist societies: DAIG, dagnä, DDG, DGA, DGGG, DGHM, DGI, DGN, DGPI, DGU, RKI]. Hautarzt. 2020 Sep 17;: Authors: Schöfer H, Endres M, Esser S, Feiterna-Sperling C, Hagedorn HJ, Magistro G, Mayer C, Münstermann D, Hahn K, Jansen K, Klein M, Krause W, Maschke M, Ochsendorf FR, Osowski S, Petry KU, Potthoff A, Rieg S, Sing A, Stücker M, Weberschock T, Werner RN, Brockmeyer NH PMID: 32940778 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
BioPlex 2200 Syphilis Total &RPR Linked Immunoabsorption Assay, Treponema pallidum:UDI:03610520653012 - Product Usage: intended for the qualitative detection of total (IgG/IgM) antibodies to Treponema pallidum and the qualitative detection and/or titer determination of non-treponemal reagin antibodies in human serum or plasma.
Conclusion Participants were thinking about sexual risk and using a variety of ways to prevent STI transmission, although most relied on HIV prevention strategies, possibly because they knew little about other STIs, and other STIs were perceived as curable, especially syphilis. Interventions promoting conversations about STI testing may be promising and will also reduce stigma as STI testing is normalized. Social and clinic interventions focused on creating psychologically safe spaces to disclose sexual identity and providing sexual orientation affirming health care may reduce STIs and improve sexual health for MSM.