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  • Dear Partners in Prevention, CDC and the U.S. Public Health Service have released new federal guidelines for clinicians regarding pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention. Please see the letter below from colleagues in CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention outlining the guidelines and providing an overview of the implications of this prevention measure. The complete guidelines and a provider supplement can be found online
  • In the May installment of the Real World of STD Prevention, we discussed the role of clinical prediction rules in targeting STD screening in a variety of settings. We continue this discussion in the June issue of Sexually Transmitted Diseases by looking how universal screening guidelines for HIV testing, supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2006 have been implemented and what lessons have been learned.  Here to discuss the issues regarding universal versus target
  • At the 2014 STD Prevention Conference in Atlanta last month, we spoke with Dr. Bill Darrow.  Dr. Darrow is a Professor of Public Health at Florida International University in Miami Florida. Before joining FIU, he worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for 31 years and was the Chief of the Behavioral and Prevention Research Branch in the Division of STD/HIV Prevention until 1994.  During that time, he was the first to engage an illustrious group of
  •   Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. 08-22-2014     Public Comment Webinar for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines September 9, 2014 at 12:30 pm Eastern Time CDC&rs

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Webinar Reminder: Point of Care Testing - Where Are We Going?

Wednesday - August 27th  2:00 PM ET Webinar Registration   The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) in partnership with the American Sexually Transmitted Disease Association (ASTDA) is hosting a webinar: Point of Care Testing-Where Are We Going?     This webinar will provide a basic understanding of the framework for POC testing for sexually transmitted infections within the STD Clinical setting. Discover what POC tests are currently avai
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Back to School During these “dog days of summer”, this dog has taken some much needed time off. In fact, summer has been pretty wet in Colorado. The mountains are green, inviting hikes and camping trips. Meanwhile, the tomatoes are ripening on the vine in the back yard where I’ve spent many hours. While tending to weeds and plants, I have had some time to contemplate life’s events, both the bad and the ugly (plenty of that lately), the disappointing and tedious (good dose of that as well), but also some shining moments. In
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Table of Contents - October 2014

A new issue of Sexually Transmitted Diseases is now available online and for download through the iPad app!  Keep reading below for more details about this content. Sexually Transmitted Diseases October 2014
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National Chlamydia Coalition Newsletter - August 29, 2014

  NCC News The National Chlamydia Coalition Newsletter  Issue 61: August 29, 2014       In This Issue Webinar on Reconceptualizing Screening for Chlamydia Control HPV Vaccine Protects Against Infection 8 Years Out World Sexual Health
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21st Meeting of the ISSTDR: 13-16 September, 2015

For the first time in its 40 year history the International Society for STD Research (ISSTDR) is holding its biennial meeting below the equator, not to mention the eastern hemisphere. Once again the meeting is being held in con...

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