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In our model, mucosal immunization of the upper airways stimulated mucosal immunity in the genital tract which then was associated with protection from intravaginal virus challenge," Dr.
Knuth KR, Fraiz J, Fisch JA, et al: Pinworm infestation of the genital tract.
Because hormonal contraceptives are used by more than 100 million women worldwide, and because bacterial vaginosis and vaginal GBS colonization are two of the most common genital tract conditions present among women of reproductive age, even modest associations between these variables and genital tract shedding of HSV-2 would result in substantial attributable risks for transmission of the virus," they reported (Clin.
Eighty-one percent of women tested with SpectRx's (OTCBB: SPRX) non-invasive cervical cancer detection prototypes wanted the test to be used as a replacement for the invasive Pap test, according to a study published in the current edition of the Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease.
Bacterial vaginosis, high-density group B streptococcus colonization, and the use of hormonal contraceptives are all independently associated with increased risk of genital tract shedding of herpes simplex virus type 2, Thomas L.
said, "The important part of this study is that it dispels a commonly held belief by many obstetricians that episiotomy, which does reduce the risk of anterior genital tract trauma, can be justified because it helps prevent incontinence.
The results will be presented at the Second Annual International Conference on Lower Genital Tract Infections and Disorders for Clinicians in Chicago, Illinois (October 14-18, 1999).
HPV is the most common sexually transmitted viral infection of the lower genital tract, and is the leading cause of cervical cancer, affecting more than 500,000 women worldwide every year.
Hormonal contraception and two common genital tract conditions appear to be among the risk factors for genital tract shedding of herpes simplex virus type 2 in women.
Because hormonal contraception is widespread, and bacterial vaginosis and vaginal group B streptococcus colonization are two of the most common genital conditions in women of reproductive age, the associations between these variables and increased genital tract shedding of HSV-2 is of concern.
Chlamydia infections of the genital tract are the most common bacterial sexually transmitted diseases in the world.