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
The NCSD 2014 Annual Meeting is This Week!
We look forward to seeing you next week here in the Washington, DC Capital Area for the NCSD 2014 Annual Meeting!
Please review the meeting website for useful transportation information upon your a
The following articles have recently been pulished in the Real World of STD Prevention; a rubric in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
Understanding Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening and Management in Indiana Community Health Centers
Navale, Shalini M.; Meyerson, Beth E.; Ohmit, Anita; et al.
Predictors of Index Patient Acceptance of Expedited Partner Therapy for Chlamydia trachomatis Infection and Reasons for Refusal, Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics, New Yo
The United Services Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for chlamydia in sexually active females aged 24 years and younger and in older women who are at increased risk for infection. (B recommendation).
The USPSTF recommends screening for gonorrhea in sexuallt active females aged 24 years or younger an in older women who re at increased risk for infection (B recommendation).
The USPSTF concluded that the current evidence is insufficient to assess th
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
The United States Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation on STI Counseling
The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends intensive behavioral counseling for all sexually active adolescents and for adults who are at increased risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), (B recommendation).
The USPSTF found adequate evidence that intensive behavioral counseling interventions reduce the likelihood of STIs in sexually active adolescents and in adults at increased risk. The USPSTF determined that this benefit is of moderate magn
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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) publishes the
journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases owned by the American Sexually
Transmitted Diseases Association. As the current president of the Association I
was invited to the annual LWW Journals Symposium held last month in
Philadelphia. This was a great
opportunity to learn more about the journal from a publisher’s perspective and
also meet with colleagues representing over 100 medical journals that are (a
small) part of the LWW portfolio.
As in so many other conferences and meetings these days,
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Table of Contents - December 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
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STDPO is sponsored by:
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...
Posted on August 25, 2014
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