Cultured Connections

New CDC analysis shows steep and sustained increases in STDs in recent years


Nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017, according to preliminary data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the National STD Prevention Conference in Washington, D.C. This surpassed the previous record set in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases and marked the fourth consecutive year of sharp increases in these sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
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Treatment of feline trichomonosis using Ronidazole


Researchers from the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University conducted a study and demonstrated the efficacy of Ronidazole (RDZ), a nitromidazole similar to netronidazole, for the treatment of feline trichomonosis, a species of single-celled flagellated parasites. 
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