Sex Health 2014 Sep;11(4):291-7
The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, Wallace Wurth Building, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia.
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J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2015 Apr;68(4):432-8
Departments of *Nursing; †Institute of Allied Health Sciences, ‡Public Health, ‖Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University and Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan; and §Department of Public Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.
Objective: Positive prevention interventions for patients living with the HIV include the early detection and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This study aimed to determine the incidence of selected STIs, including syphilis, genital warts, gonorrhea, chlamydial infection, and trichomoniasis, in a population-based cohort of individuals living with HIV.
Methods: Clinical data from 2000 to 2010 were obtained from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database identified 15,123 patients with HIV infection. Read More
Sex Transm Dis 2012 Mar;39(3):191-4
Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Background: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seroadaptive behaviors, such as serosorting and strategic positioning, are being increasingly practised by homosexual men; however, their impact on sexually transmissible infections is unclear.
Methods: Participants were 1427 initially HIV-negative men enrolled from 2001 to 2004 and followed to June 2007. Participants were tested annually for anal and urethral gonorrhoea and chlamydia, herpes simplex virus, and syphilis. Read More
AIDS Patient Care STDS 2008 Dec;22(12):947-54
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90502, USA.
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have increased among men who have sex with men (MSM) and are associated with unsafe sex practices, intrinsic morbidity, and enhanced genital shedding and transmission of HIV. Screening for asymptomatic STIs is recommended as part of the HIV prevention efforts, however, optimal screening strategies among HIV-infected MSM have not been well defined. In this study, conducted from April 2004 to September 2006, 212 HIV-infected MSM from two urban HIV clinics were screened for asymptomatic STIs. Read More
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol 1998 Aug;18(4):372-9
Royal Thai Third Army, Phitsanuloke.
Objectives: To determine the rate of and risk factors for HIV-1 seroconversion and describe sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevalence rates for young men in northern Thailand.
Methods: Data were collected from self-administered questionnaires and serologic testing at enrollment in a prospective study in 1991 and at follow-up after 6, 17, and 23 months on a cohort of 1115 men selected by lottery for military conscription.
Results: A total of 14 men seroconverted to HIV-1 envelope subtype E. Read More