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Ceftriaxone no longer predictably cures chancroid in Kenya.
Ceftriaxone in a dose of 250 mg given intramuscularly is currently recommended for the treatment of chancroid. Among 133 men in Nairobi, Kenya, with culture-proven chancroid, who were treated with ceftriaxone, treatment ...
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 seroconversion in women with genital ulcers
Genital ulcers are implicated as a risk factor enhancing susceptibility to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection. A prospective study to determine the incidence of and risk factors associated with acquisition ...
Increased Risk of infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 among Uncircumcised Men Presenting with Genital Ulcer Disease in Kenya Clin
(University of Nairobi, 1996-09)
The factors responsible for the explosive spread of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) in sub-Saharan Africa continue to be identified and debated. One of the most controversial factors has been male circumcision. ...
A comparison of single dose spectinomycin with 5 days of trimethoprim/sulphamethoxazole for the treatment of chancroid
(University of Nairobi, 1987)
Gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum.
(University of Nairobi, 1987)
The association between lack of male circumcision and risk for HIV infection: a review of the epidemiological data.
Whether male circumcision reduces the risk of acquiring human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection remains controversial. STUDY DESIGN: As there have now been a number of studies conducted that have examined this issue, ...
Comparison of Sheffield media with standard media for the isolation of Haemophilus ducreyi
Isolation of Haemophilus ducreyi is the only method for the definitive diagnosis of chancroid. Culture on supplemented gonococcal base (GCHgs) or on supplemented Muller-Hinton agar (MHHb) has yielded the best isolation ...
Female to male transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1: risk factors for seroconversion in men
To determine the frequency and risk factors for female to male sexual transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), a prospective study was carried out in 422 men who had acquired a sexually transmitted ...
Human immunodeficiency virus infection among men with sexually transmitted diseases. Experience from a center in Africa
Heterosexual transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) appears to occur readily in Africa but less commonly in North America and Europe. We conducted a case-control study among men attending a clinic for ...
Prevention of transmission of human immunodeficiency virus in Africa: effectiveness of condom promotion and health education among prostitutes
Condom use was assessed after a programme of education about the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and a condom distribution programme in a well-characterised prostitute population in Nairobi. Women received their education ...