STI Podcast

Sexually Transmitted Infections is the world’s longest running international journal on sexual health. It aims to keep practitioners, trainees and researchers up to date in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all STIs and HIV.

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Episodes

Trichomonas vaginalis

Friday Sep 13, 2013

Friday Sep 13, 2013

To go alongside this month's special STI issue on Trichomonas vaginalis, Dr Scott McClelland, Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Global Health, University of Washington, and Prof Sharon Hillier, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, talk about our current understanding of the condition, and future clinical and academic directions.
View all the content from the special issue here: http://sti.bmj.com/content/89/6.toc

HPV vaccination for gay men

Thursday Aug 15, 2013

Thursday Aug 15, 2013

Mark Lawton, Mayura Nathan, and David Asboe, the authors of a recent editorial in STI, discuss why they think it's time to include young MSM in the national vaccination programme for HPV.Read the full editorial: http://sti.bmj.com/content/89/5/342.full

Monday Aug 05, 2013

Seán Cassidy, doctor in GU medicine at Guys and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust, and social media editor for STI, talks to Jonathan Ross, a professor of Sexual Health and HIV based at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

Monday Aug 05, 2013

Seán Cassidy, doctor in GU medicine at Guys and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust, and social media editor for STI, talks to Marita Van De Laar, Head of Program for HIV and Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections in the Office of the Chief Scientist of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (EDCD)

Monday Aug 05, 2013

Seán Cassidy, doctor in GU medicine at Guys and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust, and social media editor for STI, talks to Katie Turner, a National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) fellow, based in the Department of Social Medicine at the University of Bristol.

Monday Aug 05, 2013

Seán Cassidy, doctor in GU medicine at Guys and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust, and social media editor for STI, talks to Myron Cohen, Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health and Director for the Center for Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina.

Monday Feb 04, 2013

In the UK, it is estimated that 24% of HIV positive patients are unaware of their infection. This figure is derived from statistical modelling, but how often do people who are identified as having been unaware of their infection are actually just non-disclosing instead? In this podcast Gary Brooks talks to Ann Sullivan from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, about her research into this phenomenon.Read the full paper online: http://tinyurl.com/bdccuwd

Tuesday Jan 29, 2013

The 2008 UK National Guidelines for HIV testing recommended HIV testing should be offered to all general medical admissions aged 16–60 years in high prevalence areas, and that this should be evaluated to ensure this was effective in diagnosing previously undiagnosed HIV. In this podcast, Gary Brook talks to Adrian Palfreeman, University Hospitals Leicester, about his evaluation in the city.

Tuesday Jan 29, 2013

Katy Turner (NIHR research fellow, School of Social and Community Medicine, Bristol University) talks to Elizabeth Carlin (consultant in Genitourinary Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals) about the possibilities, limitations and practicalities of using recent infection testing algorithm (RITA) tests to detect HIV.Read the article online: http://tinyurl.com/b3tp9wu

Tuesday Jan 29, 2013

Peter Greenhouse (consultant in sexual health at Bristol Sexual Health Centre and Western) talks to Christopher Carne (consultant in the Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University) about his recent case-controlled study looking at semen abnormalities in genitourinary medicine clinic attendees.Read the article online: http://tinyurl.com/bgrvx8e

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