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CDC 2015 STD Treatment Guidelines

Tuesday, June 16, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kim Day
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The CDC released the 2015 treatment guidelines are now available!  Included on the website are downloadable PDF document a wall chart and a pocket guide. The updated guidelines discuss 1) alternative treatment regimens for Neisseria gonorrhoeae; 2) the use of nucleic acid amplification tests for the diagnosis of trichomoniasis; 3) alternative treatment options for genital warts; 4) the role of Mycoplasma genitalium in urethritis/cervicitis and treatment-related implications; 5) updated HPV vaccine recommendations and counseling messages; 6) the management of persons who are transgender; 7) annual testing for hepatitis C in persons with HIV infection; 8) updated recommendations for diagnostic evaluation of urethritis; and 9) retesting to detect repeat infection. Physicians and other health-care providers can use these guidelines to assist in the prevention and treatment of STDs. source: CDC.gov

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