Published Articles

Drug-resistant STI cases prompt warning

Further spread of the infection would have implications for treatment, say researchers
08 March 2019

Was 'idiot' politics to blame for Australia’s syphilis epidemic?

The Federal Government is finally addressing the outbreak, but not before the death of six newborns.
01 March 2019

Missed testing opportunities contribute to late HIV diagnoses

Targeted HIV testing among patients diagnosed with gonorrhoea offers best return on investment, researchers say
13 December 2018

Sixth case of HIV in patient taking PrEP

The US patient reported good adherence to PrEP in the 'extremely rare' case.
06 December 2018

HIV self-testing kits get TGA approval

These kits are crucial for improving testing rates and eliminating HIV transmission, say experts.
29 November 2018

Doctors protest closure of sexual health clinics amid syphilis outbreak

Hundreds sign open letter urging SA govt to reconsider $500k budget cuts.
27 November 2018

ACCEPt defeat? No way, says lead investigator of general practice chlamydia screening trial

Repeat testing and partner notification is the way forward, she says.
30 October 2018

Antibiotic-resistant Shigella sparks concern amid outbreak

It's prompting reminders to educate patients about safe sex practices.
17 August 2018

Fetus dies amid record high syphilis outbreak in Victoria

A fetal death from congenital syphilis and a spike in Victorian syphilis cases has prompted health authorities to urge doctors to ensure at-risk groups are tested.
10 August 2018

Pelvic inflammatory disease from chlamydia and gonorrhoea on the rise

Increasing rates of pelvic inflammatory disease linked to chlamydia and gonorrhoea infections has Australian sexual health experts concerned.
04 May 2018