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Vaccine Against Chlamydia

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...immune system is strong. If you're about to start antiretroviral therapy, you may want to wait until your CD4 count is higher and your viral load is under control. Talk to your health care provider about the best timing. Several vaccines are recommended for people with HIV: Pneumonia: Protection lasts for about 5 years in people with HIV. Hepatitis (See fact sheet 506 ): Two hepatitis A vaccine shots are given. Hepatitis B vaccine...
Ask the Experts

chlamydia

hi. my boyfriend/fiance has recently infected me with chlamydia. I would say about 1 week ago. What else should I test for?I am worried sick. I was thinking to test for Hepatitis and HIV. Whats your advice?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Dual infection with gonorrhea and chlamydia is common, but standard treatments for chlamydia should cure both infections. Chlamydia and gonorrhea infections increase a persons Read more »

urinre odor

Hi. I have been having unprotected sex with my partner for 6 months, and a few days ago I noticed a really strong odor in my urine. Can I have an STD?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Absolutely you could, and it is important that you go ahead and get tested for these, including gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis and HIV. And don't forget HBV if you have not had your vaccinations for this. Finally, make sure your partner also Read more »

Chlamydia and HepB

Hi Doc. First of all thank you very much for your positive perspective (always). And also for your being funny and serious at the same time. I like to clear up some conflicting ideas and I hope you could answer my questions. Here goes, I started...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...same time!"Regarding your questions:I'm a bit confused as to how "another HIV blood test" showed you were still positive for chlamydia!?! There are a variety of tests available to diagnose chlamydia, including cell culture, fluorescent antibody,... Read more »

wish you covered other stds

Hi Doc,God, I love your wit and hilarious sense of humor when it comes to kids who are ok but terrified. Anyway, I so wish there were boards like this for all stds. Like Hep B. I was with a massage prostitute and I licked and kissed buttocks but not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...partner. Consequently, I do not believe there was any chance for a hepatitis exposure.Regarding hepatitis C, no, there is no vaccine yet. However, there are vaccines for both hepatitis A and B.Regarding your hepatitis B vaccine 10 years ago,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers See Hope for Chlamydia Vaccine

... In a recent study, researchers reported findings that could set the stage for the development of a vaccine against Chlamydia trachomatis . Antibodies to one protein may prevent infection by all 15 strains of Chlamydia trachomatis Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

University of Massachusetts and BioVeris Join Forces to Find Chlamydia Vaccine

... The University of Massachusetts and Gaithersburg, Md.-based BioVeris Corp. are cooperating in the search for a chlamydia vaccine. Under their agreement, BioVeris will provide up to $600,000 to aid research in exchange for exclusive patent rights... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Wiped Out in 20 Years

... New mathematical modeling suggests that a vaccine to prevent chlamydia could eliminate the STD within two decades, researchers reported at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...new information about the chromosomes of C. trachomatis, providing promising leads for developing new antibiotics and even a vaccine. Hitchcock, whose agency supported the study, says she and other STD experts at NIH are "very excited about the... Read more »
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Vaccine Trials

Posted by squanderer, 1 Reply
...http://chi.ucsf.edu/vaccine/vaccines?page=vc-03-00#S1X Looks like Merck, has a vaccine in Phase II trials. Read more »

Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
My HIV doctor has advised against a yellow fever vaccination before my trip to Kenya; and, a vaccination is not required for entry into Kenya. It does seem advisory to me given that I will be in Yellow Fever country around Mt. Kenya for part of my... Read more »

PLEASE HELP..am i in denial?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...lot of antibodies - I was previously treated for syphilis (without symptoms), have herpes, have been treated for gonnorhea and chlamydia, and have had malaria twice. I have also been vaccinated for Hep A and B. Apparently these are all... Read more »

Confused College Student Here...Please Help Out!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...months! At the same time, I also had my routine GYN exam: normal PAP smear, no visible sores/ulcers, and negative for both chlamydia and gonorrhea. I have been vaccinated for Hep B. No symtoms of HIV or anything else, for that matter. Now, I... Read more »