TITLE

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Update: A Review of the CDC 2010 STD Treatment Guidelines and Epidemiologic Trends of Common STDs in Hawai'i

AUTHOR(S)
Katz, Alan R.; Lee, Maria Veneranda C.; Wasserman, Glenn M.
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Hawaii Journal of Medicine & Public Health;Mar2012, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its recommendations for treating sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). In this review we highlight new treatment recommendations for mitigating the increasing prevalence of antibiotic-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the emergence of azithromycin-resistant Treponema pallidum, and treatment options for bacterial vaginosis and venereal warts. We also cover epidemiologic trends for common STDs in Hawai'i.
ACCESSION #
78114222

 

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