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Journal Club: Do text message reminders help youth and young adults with Chlamydia trachomatis to improve retesting and to decrease reinfection rates?

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Kampman CJG, Koedijk FDH, Driessen-Hulshof HCM, et al. Retesting young STI clinic visitors with urogenital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in the Netherlands; response to a text message reminder and...

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BC trends in HIV for 2014 and AIDS for 2013

HIV

In 2014, the rate of new HIV diagnoses in British Columbia was 5.6 (261 cases) per 100,000 population, a slight decrease from 5.8 (267 cases) in 2013.

Demographic groups...

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BC trends in sexually transmitted infections (STI) for 2014

Genital Chlamydia

In 2014, the rate of genital chlamydia increased to 288.4 per 100,000 population, continuing the overall provincial trend of a steady increase since 1998.

  • The highest rates were...

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Introducing Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) for Trichomonas vaginalis

The Public Health Microbiology Reference Laboratory at the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC PHMRL) has implemented nucleic acid testing (NAT) for Trichomonas vaginalis using the FDA-approved Aptima Trichomonas...

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Delivering safe and sensitive care to sex workers

Background

Sex workers face many barriers when it comes to accessing primary health care, and sexual and reproductive health services.  Being informed about the diversity of sex workers’ experiences can enable providers to...

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