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Sexually transmitted infection treatment challenges

This series highlights current challenges to the management of Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma genitalium, non-gonococcal urethris, bacterial vaginosis, syphilis and Trichomonas vaginalis. We have assembled a collection of state-of-the-art reviews that capture the latest evidence and opinions on where future treatment efforts should be placed.

This series was commissioned by Sepehr Tabrizi and Marcus Chen in preparation for the World STI & HIV Congress 13–16 September 2015 organised by the International Society for STD Research (ISSTDR).

  1. Review

    Treatment challenges for urogenital and anorectal Chlamydia trachomatis

    While true antimicrobial resistance to Chlamydia trachomatis is a rare occurrence, repeat chlamydia infections continue to be reported following treatment with a single 1 g dose of azithromycin or week long doxyc...

    Fabian Yuh Shiong Kong and Jane Simone Hocking

    BMC Infectious Diseases 2015 15:293

    Published on: 29 July 2015

  2. Review

    Management of non-gonococcal urethritis

    Non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU), or inflammation of the urethra, is the most common treatable sexually transmitted syndrome in men, with approximately 20-50 % of cases being due to infection with Chlamydia tracho...

    Harald Moi, Karla Blee and Patrick J Horner

    BMC Infectious Diseases 2015 15:294

    Published on: 29 July 2015