Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Using an improvement program to improve Chlamydia trachomatis testing

July 08, 2020

Clinicians may still use urine nucleic-acid amplification tests, despite the recommendation to use a more sensitive vaginal swab to test for Chlamydia trachomatis. A report looks at whether a quality improvement program could change that.

Improving HPV vaccination rates

June 18, 2020

Initiation and completion rates for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine aren’t where public health officials would like them to be. A report examines whether an intensive intervention can help improve those rates.

FDA approves Tivicay and Tivicay PD for treatment of HIV-1 in kids

June 15, 2020

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of Tivicay and Tivicay PD for the treatment of HIV-1 in children aged at least 4 weeks.