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New pilot project to improve hep B outcomes for at-risk patients

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Burnet Institute, 28 June, 2016 Improved screening of patients at risk of hepatitis B is the aim of a new pilot project underway in Victoria, with early diagnosis and treatment crucial to reduce the risk of liver cancer. Cancer Council Victoria and Burnet Institute’s Screening for Hepatitis in At-Risk Populations (SHARP) project will trial four new interventions to help diagnose hepatitis B in GP...

Tinea genitalis: a new entity of sexually transmitted infection?

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Sex Transm Infect 2015;91:493-496 doi:10.1136/sextrans-2015-052036 Case series and review of the literature Abstract: Objective Investigation on recent cases of tinea genitalis after travelling to South East Asia. Methods Patients with tinea in the genital region, which emerged after sex in South East Asia, underwent further assessment including microscopy, cultures and DNA analyses. Results The...

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