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Schistosoma haematobium induced lesions in the female genital tract in a village in Madagascar.
Further the study indicated that intranasal immunization with REMUNE(R) antigen plus CpG ODN protected mice against intravaginal challenge with a recombinant vaccinia virus expressing HIV-1 gag, suggesting this might be an effective means of inducing potent immune responses in the genital tract and protection against intravaginal infection with HIV-1.
Bylund DJ, Nanfro JJ, Marsh WL Jr: Coccidioidomycosis of the female genital tract.
It has been documented that male cells can be recovered from the female genital tract following coitus.
Stella Nowicki of the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and her colleagues have now identified a gene that the bacterium may use to colonize the upper genital tract.
The Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease is the official publication of the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology and a number of international colposcopy and cervical pathology societies.
Coinfection with HSV-2 and a genital tract bacterial pathogen significantly increased the likelihood of PID, compared with having one or the other alone.
Sweet (obstetrics and gynecology, University of California-Davis) and Gibbs (obstetrics and gynecology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center) collect high-quality color photos and medical images for understanding, recognizing, diagnosing, and treating a range of commonly encountered infectious diseases affecting the female genital tract.
The study is published in the October edition of the Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease.
Bacterial vaginosis, high-density group B streptococcus colonization, and the use of hormonal contraceptives each is independently associated with an increased risk of genital tract shedding of herpes simplex virus type 2, Thomas L.
Results from the higher doses were presented at the Second Annual International Conference on Lower Genital Tract Infections and Disorders for Clinicians in Chicago, Illinois (October 14-18, 1999).
Yet a mouse study last year found that DES granddaughters--the daughters of female mice exposed to DES as embryos--also face an increased chance of developing cancers of the genital tract even though they are free of any reproductive--tract abnormalities.