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The JournalFeed podcast for the week of June 12-16, 2023.

These are summaries from just 2 of the 5 article we cover every week! For access to more, please visit JournalFeed.org for details about becoming a member.

Swabs vs. Urine Spoon Feed

Vaginal swabs are more accurate than urine samples in diagnosing Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and Trichomonas vaginalis. These results support CDC recommendations that vaginal swabs are the preferred sample modality when testing for STIs in women.

Infants and COVID Spoon Feed

Infants who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 were less likely to have UTI, bacteremia, and bacterial meningitis. 

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