ATLANTA -- Gonorrhea reinfection
rates are high among women in Florida, with more than one in four becoming reinfected after treatment, according to a review of surveillance data.
Researchers working with Amsterdam's MSM Observational Study of Acute Infection With Hepatitis C (MOSAIC) charted HCV reinfection
in 51 HIV-positive MSM with sexually acquired HCV.
When erythema migrans recurs a year or more after standard courses of antibiotic therapy for Lyme disease, it most likely represents a reinfection
from another tick bite, not a relapse of the first infection, according to a report.
As clearly demonstrated elsewhere, most repeated chlamydial infections, particularly those diagnosed several weeks after initial diagnosis, are reinfections
The rate of infection we found in the 365 Indianapolis girls we followed is similar to the rates reported by other researchers for girls in Denver and Baltimore, so it is likely that our important new findings on reinfection
can be generalized to urban teenage girls in other cities," said Dr.
The authors suggested a probable reinfection
from the environment.
Overall, four of every 100 individuals became reinfected per year, and half of these reinfections
occurred within one year of the initial infection.
At test of cure/follow-up that took place two weeks to six months after the initial visit, new infections (defined as STDs entirely different from the ones at admission) and reinfections
(defined as same STDs as the ones at admission) were also noted.
Orphan status has also been obtained for PDL's anti-hepatitis B antibody for prophylaxis of hepatitis B reinfections
in patients undergoing liver transplantation secondary to end-stage chronic hepatitis B infection.
While combating network worms, reinfections
, vulnerabilities, and system damage, customers continue to suffer business disruption, so the demand for more sophisticated threat prevention methods increases," said Steve Chang, CEO and founder of Trend Micro Inc.
MIAMI BEACH -- Human papillomavirus is often present in women who are HIV positive, but it remains unknown whether affected women are experiencing HPV reactivations, reinfections
, or both, Dr.
Of particular interest are the proportion of asymptomatic viral infections in childhood and the occurrence of reinfections
in the adult population.