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STD Partner Notification: What If I've Been Exposed to an STD?

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This pamphlet provides information to people who have been notified they have been exposed to an STD. It discusses the difference between being exposed and being infected; what to do if infected; what kinds of tests should be taken; and how to protect themselves and their partners.

Notificación Sobre ETS a Parejas: ¿Y en Cuanto a Sus Parejas?

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This pamphlet provides information about how to talk to a partner after an STD diagnosis. It discusses the need to communicate to partners; how to tell them; how to answer partners' questions; and how to provide further protection to themselves and their partners.

STD Partner Notification: What About Your Partners?

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This pamphlet provides information about how to talk to a partner after an STD diagnosis. It discusses the need to communicate to partners; how to tell them; how to answer partners' questions; and how to provide further protection to themselves and their partners.

Tuberculosis Facts - Exposure to TB

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This information sheet provides general information about TB is, how someone can be exposed and how to test for TB. It explains that TB is spread through the air after someone with TB disease sneezes, coughs, speaks, laughs, or sings. Latent TB infection is when TB germs live in the body without making the individual sick. If the germs become active, they cause TB disease. The two tests used to help detect TB are the skin test and a special TB blood test. Other tests include chest X-ray and sputum test.

HCSP Fact Sheet: Overview of HCV Disease Progression

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This fact sheet provides information about the progression of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) from an acute infection to a chronic infection. It talks about symptoms, complications, fibrosis, cirrhosis, liver cancer, liver transplants, and treatments.

Extracellular Vesicles in HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse (R21)

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Grant Amount: The combined budget for direct costs for the two year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year. The purpose of this FOA is to encourage research projects that investigate extracellular vesicles in HIV infection/progression or as potential HIV/AIDS biomarkers or therapeutics. Proposed projects must also explore the potential impact of exposure to substances of abuse.

Extracellular Vesicles in HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse (R01)

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Grant Amount: NIDA intends to commit $2 million in FY2015 to fund a combined total of 6-9 R21 and R01 awards. The purpose of this FOA is to encourage research projects that investigate extracellular vesicles in HIV infection/progression or as potential HIV/AIDS biomarkers or therapeutics. Proposed projects must also explore the potential impact of exposure to substances of abuse.

HIV/AIDS in Urban and Nonurban Areas of the United States; HIV/AIDS Surveillance Supplemental Report

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This report focuses on the geographic distribution of HIV/AIDS in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas of the United States. Over 85% of cumulative adult/adolescent AIDS cases have been reported from large metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) and approximately 6% from nonmetropolitan areas. In 1999, 82% were reported from large MSAs, and 7% from nonmetropolitan areas. In contrast, 62% of the general adult population of the United States lives in large metropolitan areas, 17% in medium size metropolitan areas, and 20% of the population lives in nonmetropolitan areas.

MMWR: Cluster of Tuberculosis Cases Among Exotic Dancers and Their Close Contacts--Kansas, 1994-2000

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This report describes the results of the investigation by two health departments and the CDC of TB cases that occurred from 1994 to 2000 among women working as exotic dancers and persons who were close contacts of the dancers. This report describes the results of the investigation and illustrates the need for early identification of TB clusters through ongoing surveillance and resources for health departments to respond rapidly to TB outbreaks.

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